Corfe Castle

Important notice -

The Tea-room will be closed on 1 December 2021 for essential maintenance. We will be providing a limited menu of hot drinks and snacks from our visitor centre located in the carpark.

Thousand-year-old royal castle shaped by warfare

Corfe Castle

Things to see and do

Tudor Christmas at Corfe Castle

Christmas at Corfe Castle

Join the Lord of Misrule on a trip back to the 17th century this Christmas at Corfe Castle. Follow the Twelve Days of Christmas family quest and claim your prize, make a yuletide wish then relax by the fire pit with marshmallows and a warm drink.

Upcoming events

The Trendy Tudors Trail at Corfe Castle

Sun 28 Nov 2021
10:00-15:00
Join in with the Trendy Tudors Trail situated around the castle ruins. There’s an opportunity to discover all things Tudor, from food to festivities, there’s even a chance to learn a Tudor jig.

Christmas at Corfe Castle

Sat 04 Dec 2021
10:00-16:00
Join the Lord of Misrule on a trip back to the 17th Century this Christmas at Corfe Castle. Follow the Twelve Days of Christmas family trail, make a yuletide wish then relax by the fire pit with marshmallows and a warm drink.

Winter Solstice Yoga at Corfe Castle

Tue 21 Dec 2021
07:45-08:45
Come along to Corfe Castle for a unique Winter Solstice experience. Join yoga teacher Hannah in the ruins of the castle for a sunrise yoga session.
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Eating and shopping

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Learning

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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History

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Our work

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Join or give

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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.