Winter Solstice

Experience the peace and tranquility of watching the sun rise on the shortest day of the year from the castle ruins.

  • Booking essential

The castle gates will open at 7:15 in time for you to walk up and find the perfect spot to watch the sunrise.

Tickets £12.50, including a hot fruit punch to collect at the castle entrance on your way up and a breakfast bap (vegetarian sausage, sausage or gluten free) served on your way down in the tea-room. Bring a camping chair for added comfort.

Booking in advance essential.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £12.50

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442491895
Suitability
No unaccompanied children
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Castle entrance
What to bring and wear
Bring a camping chair for added comfort. Dress warmly and appropriately for weather conditions. Wear sturdy footwear.
Accessibility
Please be aware that there are steps, steep slopes, and uneven paths in the castle. There is wheelchair access to the Outer Bailey only.
Other
Weather can influence the start time of this event!

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
21 December 2019 07:15 - 09:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Corfe Castle
Email
corfecastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01929 481294

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Winter Solstice

Sat 21 Dec 2019
07:15-09:00
Experience the peace and tranquility of watching the sun rise on the shortest day of the year from the castle ruins.