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Trebuchet Loosening Demonstrations

Imagine the castle under siege and see Corfe Castle's replica medieval siege engine in action this May half term.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Imagine the castle under siege and see Corfe Castle's replica medieval siege engine in action this May half term.

Learn about the history of trebuchets and the process of setting one up ready to loosen its missile. Staff will show you how our replica siege engine operates before loosening this replica siege engine.

Demonstrations begin at 12pm and 3pm

*Please note trebuchet demonstrations will not take place on Monday 27 May due to Corfe Castle village fair taking place in the castle grounds*

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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 demonstration will take place in the Outer bailey of Corfe Castle.

What to bring and wear

Clothing and footwear suitable for exploring a ruined castle.

Accessibility

This event will take place in the Outer Bailey which has step free access.

Other

*Please note trebuchet demonstrations will not take place on Monday 27 May due to Corfe Castle village fair taking place in the castle grounds*

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