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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Can you become a castle conservator? Hunt the castle ruins to learn about and collect the tools for your very own castle conservator toolkit.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Corfe Castle is undergoing a multi-million pound conservation project and we need your help. Join in with this family quest to become a castle conservator. Hunt the castle ruins to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn your conservation token.

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Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

This is a family friendly event.

Meeting point

This event will start in the Outer Bailey of Corfe Castle.

What to bring and wear

Footwear and clothing appropriate for exploring a ruined castle.

Accessibility

This event will take you up steep slopes and steps. For an alternative version of quest please email corfecastle@nationaltrust.org.uk

Upcoming events

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on
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at
10:00 to 17:30
+ 38 other dates or times
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on
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at
10:00 to 12:30
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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours 

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on
27 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 17:30
+ 11 other dates or times
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Medieval Tile Workshop 

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on
29 Jul to 2 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 12:30
+ 5 other dates or times