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Thousand-year-old royal castle shaped by warfare
Enjoy one of Britain's most iconic and evocative survivors of the English Civil War, partially demolished in 1646 by the Parliamentarians.
A favourite haunt for adults and children alike, you can't fail to be captivated by these romantic castle ruins with breathtaking views across Purbeck.
Discover 1,000 years of our history as a royal palace and fortress. With fallen walls and secret places, there are tales of treachery and treason around every corner.
Spot the 'murder holes' and count the arrow loops. Feel history come to life and see the wildlife that has set up home here.
Medieval Archery at Corfe Castle
Experience the sights and sounds of our spectacular re-enactment - see right for details.
Medieval Archery: 7-12 April
Step back in time as you discover how archery was used in the 1139 siege of Corfe Castle and throughout the medieval period. There will be archery demonstrations and have-a go-sessions.
Cadbury Easter Egg Trail: 3-6 April
Become an 'eggsplorer' and follow the trail to claim your prize of a delicious Cadbury Egghead.
Saxons & Vikings: 2-4 May
We invite you to come and witness re-enactments and battles, visit the Saxon village and talk to the craftspeople. Explore the Saxon and Viking Long Boat display, back by popular demand for 2015.