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Corfe Castle Play Trail Is A Hit With Kids

Corfe Castle & steam train

7:33am 1st September 2014

The National Trust's new natural play trail for children at West Mill, Corfe Castle has proved a big hit with young visitors.

The features which include balance logs and tree trunks for climbing have all been created using natural materials that are designed to blend in with their surroundings.

Steps link the site alongside the Corfe River to the Wildlife Walk, which runs from Castle View visitor centre to The Square.

Two Tunnels of living willow have also been planted with the aim that soon the interweaving boughs will create magical natural passageways for children to explore.

The project follows consulation with children and their parents in Corfe Castle about what they wanted

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