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Corfe Castle

Thousand-year-old royal castle shaped by warfare

The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5EZ

Summer of Play at Corfe Castle

Planning your visit

Living History at Corfe Castle

Events at Corfe Castle 

Our events at Corfe Castle are designed to ensure everyone has a great day out. There's something for everyone, from living history to themed games and seasonal family quests, artisan crafts and open-air theatres.

Family playing in Corfe Castle

Family-friendly things to do at Corfe Castle 

Corfe Castle is the perfect place to enjoy a fun-filled family day out. There is always something new to explore and join in with a jam-packed programme of events.


Caring for Corfe Castle 

Looking after Corfe Castle is a vast and complex task with access being one of the most significant challenges. A three year, £2m conservation project has begun with a dedicated team working throughout the seasons to ensure the castle endures for future generations.

A group of people of all ages having a tour of castle ruins

Things to see and do at Corfe Castle 

Corfe Castle offers plenty to see and do, including walks around the ruins, a audio trail and wildlife spotting in the surrounding hills. Find out more.

A group visiting the ruins of Corfe Castle

Group visits to Corfe Castle 

Find out everything you need to know about booking a group visit to Corfe Castle, from admission prices to information about school visits.

Wedding dress in robing room with Corfe Castle in the background

Weddings at Corfe Castle 

Perched above a picture postcard village with panoramic views of the Purbeck countryside, the fairy-tale ruins of this 1,000 year old castle make for the perfect setting for your romantic wedding ceremony.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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