Towns and Villages
in the Isle of Purbeck
A small village at the northern end of the Isle of Purbeck. Visit the RSPB nature reserve to see many rare birds and animals.
Built by the Normans, destroyed during the civil war, Corfe Castle stands as the gateway between the Purbeck Hills.
Kingston is a small village situated approximately 2 miles south of Corfe Castle at the top of the southern ridge of the Purbeck hills.
Studland Village is approximately 5 miles from Swanage. Studland beach and the surrounding heathland is an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Tyneham is a small abandoned village around 5 miles west of Corfe Castle which was taken over by the army in World War Two to use as target practice area
Wareham, a Saxon walled town is on the north edge of the Isle of Purbeck, between the rivers Frome and Piddle.