Corfe Castle

Hallowe'en pumpkins at Corfe Castle

Half-term Halloween fun at Corfe Castle

Halloween highlights at Corfe Castle over half-term include a terrifying trail, curious creatures, flying teddies and the chance to see our replica medieval siege engine in action.

More things to see and do

Upcoming events

October half-term: Family quests, craft and spooky fun.

Sat 20 Oct 2018
Explore our family quest, create your own creepy creatures, get involved in traditional crafts and find the missing pumpkins.

October half-term: The great escape

Sat 20 Oct 2018
Bring your own brave teddy to rescue one of our knights and escape down the zip-wire.

October half-term: Trebuchet missile launch

Sat 20 Oct 2018
Come and see how far a missile launch from Corfe Castle's resident medieval siege engine will go.

Twelve days of Christmas family quest

Sat 01 Dec 2018
Search for the shields hidden in the castle ruins, complete the activities and solve the clues to successfully complete your Christmas castle quest.

Get crafty at Christmas

Sat 01 Dec 2018
Make your own natural Christmas decoration when you visit Corfe Castle this December.

Christmas carols in the castle

Sun 09 Dec 2018
Create a new family tradition with carols in the castle. Step inside the ruins and join in with songs old and new. A selection of delicious winter warmers will also be available from the tea-room.
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Eating and shopping

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The keep at Corfe Castle

Kings, martyrs and heroines  

The story of Corfe Castle is the story of all those who have lived, worked and fought here over many centuries.

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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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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.