Corfe Castle

Nordic walkers looking down on Corfe Castle from East Hill

Step into 2019 in Purbeck

Walking is a great way to experience the natural wonders of the Isle of Purbeck as well as starting the new year with a spring in your step.

More things to see and do

Upcoming events

New Year Nordic walking at Corfe Castle

Sat 26 Jan 2019
09:30-11:30
Do you fancy giving Nordic walking a try or perhaps you'd like a refresher? Get out and active and have a go this January. Enjoy the Purbeck landscape and learn a new skill with local Nordic walking expert Lynne.

Volunteer drop-in day at Corfe Castle

Sat 09 Feb 2019
11:00-15:00
Come along to Corfe Castle welcome centre on Saturday 9th February to meet staff and volunteers and find out about the different volunteering opportunities on offer at Corfe Castle and Studland.

February half term fun at King John's castle

Sat 16 Feb 2019
10:00-15:30
A series of interactive activities will be on offer this half-term. Budding knights and damsels can take part in the 'Great Escape' (teddy bear zip wire) and watch missiles launch from the castle's medieval siege engine.

Nordic walking course at Corfe Castle

Sat 02 Mar 2019
09:30-11:30
Step into spring this March with a three-part Nordic walking course. Get out and about and enjoy the Purbeck landscape and learn a new skill with local Nordic walking expert Lynne.

Medieval Knight Academy

Sat 02 Mar 2019
10:00-17:00
Travel back in time to the 12th century and learn some of the skills you'd need to become a noble knight.

Medieval craft

Sat 09 Mar 2019
10:00-16:00
Explore the Outer Bailey and try your hand at medieval craftsmanship.
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Eating and shopping

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History

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Learning

Two boys holding medieval arrows at Corfe Castle, Dorset

Corfe Castle for schools and colleges 

Find out how a visit to Corfe Castle can bring the syllabus to life for students of all ages. Explore history for key stages one, two and three through topics including life in a castle, homes in the past and medieval realms. Conservation for higher education students and adult learning opportunities.

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Wildlife

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Our work

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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.