Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle

Things to see and do

Corfe Castle with the main gatehouse in the foreground

Destination Corfe Castle

Tips for planning your journey to Corfe Castle including active and sustainable options to turn a visit into a complete day out.

Upcoming events

The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow

Thu 07 Jul 2022
Discover the characters of the book hidden around the castle ruins. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their real-life role at Corfe Castle.

Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Sat 09 Jul 2022
At the gateway to Purbeck, Corfe Castle has stood watch for a thousand years. It has been a fortress, prison, family home and has even drawn the attention of German spies.

Guided Walk - Corfe Common to the hilltop village of Kingston

Sun 10 Jul 2022
Join Ben Buxton on a circular walk across Corfe Common to the hilltop village of Kingston

Quiet hour at Corfe Castle

Wed 13 Jul 2022
Enjoy a peaceful hour at Corfe Castle. This bookable event encourages peace and quiet within the hour of 9-10 am on Wednesday morning.

Corfe before the Castle

Sat 23 Jul 2022
The Ancient Wessex Network invite you to delve into the past with interactive displays, talks and activities.

Outdoor Theatre: Cinderella

Thu 28 Jul 2022
Chapter House Theatre Company Presents Cinderella at Corfe Castle In an enchanted kingdom in a faraway land magical creatures and fairy godmothers come together to tell the best loved of all fairytales.
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Eating and shopping

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A young girl tries on a Norman helmet at Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle for schools and colleges 

Explore 1,000 years of history through educational group visits tailored to the needs of your students. Guided tours are available as well as self-led visits.

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Places to stay

Vineyard Farm Cottage in Corfe Castle

Places to Stay near Corfe Castle 

From a classic thatched cottage with unrivalled views to quirky heathland hideaways, you’ll find cosy options for two or larger houses for groups of up to eight.