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Corfe Castle Mound and River: getting the hump

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Corfe Castle Mound and River: getting the hump

If you are prepared to ignore the hundreds of visitors to the castle and are prepared for walking on some steep slopes then a visit to the mound that Corfe Castle stands on is well worth it if you are a botanist. Apart from sheep grazing most of the mound is undisturbed and has been for centuries and so a diverse array of flowers, grasses and insects can be found, especially in mid-summer.

To make a day out of it there is a very pleasant walk from the visitor centre by the main road, along the path by the river and then up to the village and the castle and then back around the mound. That is not too onerous a treck and can be walked at most times of year but the mound itself is a job for a nice day in summer when the flowers are at their best but the sides are steep!


 

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