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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Discover the plants that call Corfe Castle home with this new family quest.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin.

Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your answer as you go to earn your conservation coin.

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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 begin the Outer Bailey of Corfe Castle

What to bring and wear

Footwear 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

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