The mouth of the River Corfe in the Whych Channel at high tide
|location||Dorset , England|
|River system||River Corfe|
|River basin district||South west|
|source||at Harman's Cross
|muzzle||in Poole Harbor
|Communities||Harman's Cross , Corfe Castle|
The River Corfe (also Corfe River ) is a small river in Dorset , England . The Corfe arises on the northern edge of the village Harman's Cross on the Isle of Purbeck and initially flows in a westerly direction through the village of Corfe Castle . At the foot of Corfe Castle , the river takes a northerly direction and, together with several small streams, forms the confluence of the Whych Channel in Poole Harbor . The River Corfe is one of the rivers whose washout contributed to the formation of Poole Harbor.