Christmas HamperCorfe Castle businesses have joined together to invite Dorset residents to include Corfe Castle village as a venue for their Christmas shopping. And to do so they have put together a great package.

Corfe Castle has always had some good gift shops selling the more unusual and individual gifts that aren’t found on the high street.

In 2015 there are many more reasons to visit Corfe Castle

  • The Castle will be lit up for the first time adding to the colourful village lights and creating a magical atmosphere in the village.
  • Purbeck Council has offered free car parking in West Street for the four Saturdays before Christmas
  • There are events every Saturday starting with the Christmas lights “switch on” on Saturday 28 November at 5pm.
  • Saturday 5th December at 2.30pm sees “Music in the Square “ from local band “Working Weekend”
  • 12 December 12-4 the Boilerhouse Gallery has an Arty Bazaar with music and refreshments
  • 19 December from 5pm there is a Village Christmas event with carol singing hot dogs and mulled wine
  • Many local shops will open late on these Saturdays

entry-formTo encourage a visit all the local businesses have funded a £400 PRIZE DRAW of a giant hamper and 6 separate prizes of meals/teas at Corfe Castles excellent pubs and restaurants. All visitors have to do is shop at 5 of the 18 businesses in Corfe, get a form signed and enter the free draw.

Steve Clarke, Chair of the Corfe Castle Chamber of Trade says, “Corfe Castle village is a wonderful place at any time but the lights our festivities committee put up are quite special. We want more people to visit and enjoy the atmosphere. Most of our shops offer gifts you can’t get elsewhere and will delight those who receive them.

Corfe Castle gift shops include 2 Art Galleries and 2 Potteries, Seasons Green offering unusual gifts, a top quality Jeweller, a large National Trust shop, Castle Gemstones and Ginger Pop celebrating the 1950s and Enid Blyton.

Participating businesses

Bankes Arms
Boilerhouse Gallery
Box of Delights
Castle Gemstones
Castle Inn
Corfe Castle Village Stores
Courtyard Cafe (Model Village)
Four and Twenty Blackbirds restaurant
Gallery at 41
Greyhound Inn
Ginger Pop
Ian Harris Pottery
Mortons House Hotel
National Trust Shop
Seasons Green
The Sweet Shop
Village Bakery
Why Jewellers
Terms & Condistions

Corfe Castle Christmas Prize Draw 2105
Terms and Conditions

Visitors are asked to make a normal purchase in 5 of the 18 participating venues and are not expected to spend more than they normally would have done. There is no minimum amount.

The draw does not require a separate payment for entry.

  1. The competition is not open to owners or staff of the participating venues
  2. Open to UK residents only
  3. The submitted entry must be completed in full
  4. Competition open only to those aged 18 or over.
  5. Closing date for entries is 5pm on 23 December and must be received by Seasons Green 14 West Street by then.
  6. Winners will be picked at random with the hamper drawn first and the meal offers in alphabetical order by establishment thereafter
  7. Draw will be made on 24 December and efforts made to make contact by telephone/email that day or if not possible by 31 December 2015.
  8. The prizewinners will be shown on the website corfe-castle.co.uk by 31 December 2105.
  9. The winner of the hamper must pick up their win or make arrangements for delivery to them. Seasons Green will hold the hamper until 7 January and if not collected by them will be offered to a reserve winner of the draw. The vouchers will be posted to winners on request.
  10. Prizes of meals must be redeemed by December 2016 or earlier if the voucher states a date
  11. Signatures can be collected at any of the 18 venues listed above. Only one signature/stamp from any given venue.
  12. There is no cash alternative
  13. The prize is non transferable and non refundable
  14. Promoter’s decision is final and in the event of a dispute no correspondence will be entered into.
  15. By taking part in this competition entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Any breach of these terms and conditions by the winner may result in the forfeiture of the prize.
  16. Promoter: Corfe Castle Chamber of Trade and Commerce, 41, East Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset, BH20 5EE