Christmas at Corfe Castle

Christmas 2018 at Corfe Castle means magic in the air, a warm fire in the grate and the chance to experience everything that makes this time of year so special with some new twists on familiar traditions.

One of the shields from the Twelve Days of Christmas Family Quest

The Twelve Days of Christmas Family Quest

Go on a quest to uncover fun and fascinating facts about how Christmas changed after Parliament won the English Civil War. Search for six shields around the castle, collect the special stamps and claim your prize.

Christmas illuminations at Corfe Castle, Dorset

Winter Lights

Experience a castle made magical after dark with lighting both traditional and contemporary while the Lord of Misrule makes mischief.

Two characters in costume beside a brazier

The Lord of Misrule

Direct from the 17th century, the Lord of Misrule takes the lead in stories, games and mischief from history. Watch out for him both during the day and each evening of Winter Lights.