Medieval Village at Corfe Castle

Event Date: Daily until 19 August

Travel back in time to the 12th century and experience the life of knights and siege engineers in the castle. Have a go at penmanship and games in the medieval village.

Learn some of the skills you'd need to become a noble knight and begin training with a sword, spear and shield.

Have a go with a crossbow (£1 for 5 bolts for ages 7+).

Visit the siege engineer to find out about attack and defense of the castle.

Learn about medieval penmanship and have a go at illuminations, calligraphy and heraldry with a quill and ink.

Try out 12th century board games.

11.30am: Medieval knight academy
1.30pm: Medieval knight academy
3.30pm: Visit the siege engineer

The activities are free, but normal admission charges apply for the property.


  • Venue: Corfe Castle
  • Near Wareham
  • Dorset
  • BH20 5EZ


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