The ruins of Corfe Castle only reflect a fraction of its history. Believed to have been first settled 6,000 years ago, the fortress is an imposing ruin; and with many years of battle and bloodshed, it’s no surprise that the castle comes with many stories of hauntings, both past and present.
During the Civil War, Corfe belonged to a family supportive of the Royalists, and was overrun by Cromwell’s Roundhead’s and eventually blown up. It is believed that the headless body of a woman in white, who betrayed the besieged Royalists, stalks the battlements and walls of the ruins.
Watch the results of my search for the Headless Lady of Corfe Castle. I’m accompanied by my intrepid stepson and daughter: