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, includes a hot drink to collect at the castle entrance on your way up and a breakfast roll (vegetarian sausage, sausage or bacon) served on your way down in the tea-room. Bring a camping chair for added comfort.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £12.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
No unaccompanied children
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Castle entrance
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 2018 07:15 - 09:15 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Twelve days of Christmas family quest

Wed 19 Dec 2018
10:00-16:00
Search for the shields hidden in the castle ruins, complete the activities and solve the clues to successfully complete your Christmas castle quest.

Winter Solstice

Fri 21 Dec 2018
07:15-09:15
Experience the peace and tranquility of watching the sun rise on the shortest day of the year from the castle ruins.

The Lord of Misrule

Fri 21 Dec 2018
16:30-18:30
Join Corfe Castle's very own 17th-century mischief-maker for stories and games as you journey through the castle ruins.

Winter Lights

Fri 21 Dec 2018
17:00-19:00
Christmas is a magical time at Corfe Castle. Take in the festive atmosphere with our contemporary lanterns, braziers, beacons and lighting as you explore the castle grounds. The castle will be open until 7pm, weather permitting.

Get crafty at Christmas

Sat 22 Dec 2018
11:00-16:00
Make your own natural Christmas decoration when you visit Corfe Castle this December.

New Year Nordic walking at Corfe Castle

Sat 12 Jan 2019
09:30-11:30
Do you fancy giving Nordic walking a try or perhaps you'd like a refresher? Get out and active and have a go this January. Enjoy the Purbeck landscape and learn a new skill with local Nordic walking expert Lynne.