Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle

Things to see and do

Children running through the ruins of Corfe Castle

Summer at Corfe Castle

There’s plenty to see and do at Corfe Castle this summer - from family activities and story trails, to walking routes, exhibitions, outdoor cinema and theatre performances.

Upcoming events

The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow

Tue 16 Aug 2022
Discover the characters of the book hidden around the castle ruins. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their real-life role at Corfe Castle.

Historic Games at Corfe Castle

Tue 16 Aug 2022
At Corfe Castle this summer, discover a plethora of historic games and activities.

Quiet hour at Corfe Castle

Wed 17 Aug 2022
Enjoy a peaceful hour at Corfe Castle. This bookable event encourages peace and quiet within the hour of 9-10 am on Wednesday morning.

Outdoor Theatre: The Gunpowder Plot

Thu 18 Aug 2022
The Three Inch Fools hit the road with a bang. Cue an explosive evening of short fuses and tall tales, as five actors try to pull off the most infamous conspiracy in history

Guided Walk - Purbeck Ridgeway and East Corfe Common

Thu 25 Aug 2022
Join Ben Buxton on a guided walk exploring East Corfe Common and the Purbeck Ridgeway

Outdoor Cinema: SING 2 (U)

Fri 26 Aug 2022
Purbeck Film Festival present Sing 2 at National Trust Corfe Castle. In Sing 2, the story of affable koala Buster Moon and the gang continues as they take their singing show to the big city.
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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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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.