Opening Times


(26 March -
27 October 2017)

Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays

(29 October 2017 -
23 March 2018)

Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays


Winter closing is from late Dec to mid Feb. Severndroog may also close on certain days for private events, please click >> Calendar for details.



There is no on-site parking, but at Castle Wood there is limited public parking which is a five minute walk from the Castle. The car park can be found along a narrow lane running from Shooters Hill just above Christ Church school, a distance of about 100 yards. There are Brown Heritage signs on Shooters Hill Road pointing to the Castle.


A Wi-Fi connection is available throughout the Castle, so feel free to make use of it.


How to get here

Severndroog Castle is located at Castle Wood, Shooters Hill, London SE18 3RT.

Click here to view the interactive map

By road

A 20 minute drive from the M25. Leave at junction two signposted for central London and Lewisham and join the A2. Take the slip road off the A2 signposted Falconwood. Turn right at the end and follow the road to the next junction, turning right on to Welling Way. At the next junction turn left on to Shooters Hill. Go up and over Shooters Hill and take the first left after Craigholm. Look for our Brown Signs.

By bus

Take the 486 from North Greenwich or Bexleyheath or 89 bus Lewisham or Bexleyheath, alighting at the Memorial Hospital. 244 bus from Woolwich or Queen Elizabeth Hospital alighting at the Memorial Hospital on Shooters Hill.

By Tube

Jubilee Line to North Greenwich, then 486 bus, alighting at the Memorial Hospital.


DLR to Woolwich Arsenal, then the 244 bus alighting at the Memorial Hospital.


By Train

Network Southeast to Welling, then a 486 or 89 from bus stop D towards Shooters Hill. See above.


Admission tickets


One-Time tickets

Adults: £3.00

Child: £2.50

Family: £8.00*

Annual tickets

Individual: £20

Couple: £30,

Family: £40*


* A Family ticket is for 2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children.


At busy times tickets may be timed and the number of tickets issued limited, so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.


Please note there is a spiral staircase and 86 steps to the top. We are a listed building so wheelchair access is limited to the ground floor (the tearoom) via a stair climber (click to see it).

If you wish to use the stair climber please notify us of your visit in advance here, or by emailing


Street map

Road map

Paths and roads to Severndroog Castle

The Severndroog Castle Building Preservation Trust (SCBPT) is a company limited by guarantee (No. 04641883). Registered charity No. 1127071

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