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Corfe Castle – National Trust

Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH205EZ. Dorset

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Schools can enjoy a free visit to Corfe Castle, one of Britain’s most iconic and evocative survivors of the English Civil War, partially demolished in 1646 by the Parliamentarians. A favourite haunt for adults and children alike, all ages are captivated by these romantic castle ruins with breathtaking views across Purbeck. Discover 1,000 years of their history as a royal palace and fortress. With fallen walls and secret places, there are tales of treachery and treason around every corner.

Learning Packs can be posted in advance which can be photocopied for the number of children visiting. Guided tours (£3.80 per child, not included in the free entrance).

Don’t miss out – book by emailing corfecastle@nationaltrust.org.uk today!

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 12.31MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 12.31MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details

Contact

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/dorset/corfe-castle

Address

Corfe Castle, Wareham
BH205EZ. Dorset

Opening Hours

Open 10am daily. Closing times vary throughout the year, please refer to their website for accurate closing times.