Corfe Castle

More things to see and do

Upcoming events

Medieval falconry

Sat 29 Jun 2019
10:00-17:00
Explore an exciting period when falconry developed into a stylish, sophisticated and noble sport, with flight displays and educational talks.

Festival of Archaeology at Corfe Castle

Sat 06 Jul 2019
10:00-17:00
Join Corfe Castle as we take part in the national Festival of Archaeology 2019. There will be a variety of living history displays and hands-on activities including brass rubbing and mosaic making during the festival.

Open air theatre - a week of Shakespeare: The Tempest

Sat 13 Jul 2019
19:30-21:30
Pack a picnic and enjoy a magical evening of open-air theatre within the castle ruins

Open air theatre - a week of Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Fri 19 Jul 2019
19:30-21:30
Pack a picnic and enjoy a magical evening of Open-air theatre within the castle ruins

Medieval games

Sat 20 Jul 2019
10:00-17:30
Have fun with friends and family playing traditional games as you explore the castle ruins.

Medieval Village

Wed 24 Jul 2019
10:00-17:00
Travel back in time to the 12th century and experience the life of knights and siege engineers in the castle. Have a go at penmanship and games in the medieval village.
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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.