Purbeck Towns and Villages

Beautiful villages in a stunning landscape !

Purbeck’s name was recorded in 948 AD as Purbicinga, meaning “of the people of Purbic” – and Purbic may well be a former Celtic name.

A visit to Purbeck wouldn’t be complete without visiting Corfe and its famous castle.

Church Knowle is a sleepy village, home of the popular Margaret Green Animal Sanctuary.

Kimmeridge is a small village probably best known for the nearby coastline which forms part of the Jurassic Coast.

A popular little village in Purbeck with some fantastic views looking towards Corfe Castle.

A pretty, rural village with many good footpaths to explore the Purbeck countryside.

Lulworth has some of the most famous landmarks in Dorset: Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove and West Lulworth.

A little rural village located the other side of the Causeway from Wareham.

A small village which has some of the most beautiful beaches in Purbeck nearby.

Swanage has everything you need from award winning beaches to a country park and castle and a steam railway!

A very picturesque Purbeck village of limestone cottages centred around a village green with duckpond.

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