Family Activities

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY Open Monday 26th August

​Our Tearoom and Viewing Platform are open Bank Holiday Monday from 11.30am to 4.30pm, Monday 26th August   Enjoy on a chilled Bank Holiday Monday at Severndroog Castle. Take a leisurely stroll through the woodland, take in the amazing views from the top of the tower, and even grab yourself an ice cream from our ground floor Tearoom.    No pre-booking required and admission tickets are available from the first floor. Admission prices will be as usual.  Please find information on how to find us at the bottom of this page.  

FRIDAY 30TH AUGUST: Free music for children

Do you enjoy singing? Then join us for an afternoon of fun and music with singing duo NaElla!   On Friday 30th August between 12PM and 1PM, we will be hosting an exciting singing and song-writing workshop for children of all abilities and additional needs. To partake, children must be between 7 – 10 years of age and have some previous musical experience. This is a whole-class workshop, so please bring your child on time to avoid missing out. We also invite parents to stay and watch, as your feedback would be greatly welcomed and appreciated.  As this is a trial workshop, ADMISSION IS FREE!Places are limited so must be booked in advance to avoid disappointment. Please note that the workshop will be taking place on the second floor which will require climbing up a spiral staircase. If your child requires any additional need, please inform us before booking.  PRE-BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE  For more information or to register your interest, please contact info@severndroogcastle.co.org or call 0800 689 1796. For information on how to get here, please see instructions below. ADMISSION IS FREE  |  PRE-BOOKING REQUIRED​

SUN 04 AUGUST Family Craft Activity & Live Music

​FAMILY CRAFT ACTIVITY - MAKE & DECORATE A windmill flower SUNDAY 4TH August 2019 AT 10AM-11AM   On the Sunday morning of August 4th, we are hosting a Family Craft Activity at Severndroog Castle between 10AM and 11AM for anyone who would like to join in. With the help of our volunteer, we will be helping you create your very own Flower Windmill decorate your child's bedroom or garden with!  Using our supplied kit of craft materials, we will guide you and your little ones on how to build a craft windmill and decorate it with colourful sheets of paper. You'll be left with a beautiful creation of your own to be proud of.  It's a bit of creative, family fun for the whole family to enjoy on a chilled Sunday morning. Following that, you can visit the rest of the Castle, take in the amazing views from the top of the tower, and even take a family stroll through the woodland.   No pre-booking required. This craft activity is included in the Castle Admission Ticket; which is £2.50 per child, £3.50 per adult or £9 for a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children). You will also have access to the castle's viewing platform where you will experience a spectacular view of London. Please find information on how to find us at the bottom of this page. When you arrive at the Castle, please make your way up the spiral stairs to purchase your ticket and then to the second floor to commence the activity.    Live Music - cover band SUNDAY 4TH August 2019 AT 1PM-4PM   If you stick around with us, you'll be treated to a live music performance by a Soul, Rock, Blues & Reggae Cover Band. They start their performance at 1pm and will continue playing in the Courtyard until 4pm. Makes for a great lunchtime!   OPENING HOURS Viewing Platform open Sundays, 10:30-16:30Family Activity on Sunday 4th August, 10:00-11:00Tearoom open Thursday to Sunday, 10:30-16:30  

SUN 09 JUNE Family Craft Activity

​FAMILY CRAFT ACTIVITY - MAKE & DECORATE A STAINED GLASS WINDOW SUNDAY 9TH JUNE 2019 AT 10AM-11AM   On the Sunday morning of June 9th, we are hosting a Family Craft Activity at Severndroog Castle between 10AM and 11AM for anyone who would like to join in. With the help of our volunteer, we will be helping you create your very own Stained Glass Window to hang and filter beautiful sunlight through!  Using our supplied kit of craft materials, we will guide you and your little ones on how to build a craft window and decorate it with colourful sheets of paper. You'll be left with a beautiful creation of your own to be proud of.  It's a bit of creative, family fun for the whole family to enjoy on a chilled Sunday morning. Following that, you can visit the rest of the Castle, take in the amazing views from the top of the tower, and even take a family stroll through the woodland.   No pre-booking required. This craft activity is included in the Castle Admission Ticket; which is £2.50 per child, £3.50 per adult or £9 for a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children). You will also have access to the castle's viewing platform where you will experience a spectacular view of London. Please find information on how to find us at the bottom of this page. When you arrive at the Castle, please make your way up the spiral stairs to purchase your ticket and then to the second floor to commence the activity.     OPENING HOURS Viewing Platform open Sundays, 10:30-16:30Family Activity on Sunday 9th June, 10:00-11:00Tearoom open Thursday to Sunday, 10:30-16:30 

MAY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND SUNDAY 05 MAY  

Family Craft Activity - Build A Dreamcatcher  Sunday 5th May 2019 at 10AM-11AM   This Sunday morning, we are hosting a Family Craft Activity at Severndroog Castle between 10AM and 11AM for anyone who would like to join in. With the help of our volunteer, we will be helping you create your very own Dreamcatcher to hang in your bedroom!  Using our supplied kit of craft materials, we will guide you and your little ones on how to weave your dreamcatcher net around your circle and even show you how to decorate it with colourful, hand-made tassels. You'll be left with a beautiful creation of your own to be proud of.  It's a bit of creative, family fun for the whole family to enjoy on a chilled Sunday morning. Following that, you can visit the rest of the Castle, take in the amazing views from the top of the tower, and even take a family stroll through the woodland.   No pre-booking required. This craft activity is included in the Castle Admission Ticket; which is £2.50 per child, £3.50 per adult or £9 for a family ticket. You will also have access to the castle's viewing platform where you will experience a spectacular view of London. Please find information on how to find us at the bottom of this page. When you arrive at the Castle, please make your way up the spiral stairs to the second floor to commence the activity.     Opening Hours  Viewing Platform open Sunday 5th May, 10:30-16:30Family Activity on Sunday 5th May, 10:00-11:00Castle closed Bank Holiday Monday 6th May 2019Tearoom open Thursday to Sunday, 10:30-16:30  

FRI 19 APR Easter Seek & Find Woodland Trail

Severndroog Castle is holding a Good Friday Nature Trail Treasure Hunt with every entry ticket to the Viewing Platform, which offers unparalleled views of London.  Event Details:Friday 19th April 2019 at 10:30-16:30 GMTAt Severndroog Castle, Castlewood, Shooters Hill, London SE18 3RT  Make the most of family quality time this Good Friday with a Nature Trail Walk through ancient woodland. Severndroog Castle stands proudly amongst Oxleas Woods, which dates back 8,000 years and is of scientific interest. When visiting the Castle this Good Friday, we will be offering a Free Nature Trail Map with every Entry Ticket to the Viewing Platform. So after taking in our spectacular 360° views of London and the surrounding counties (which can be seen on a clear day) from our Viewing Platform, you can wander into the woods on a self-guided walk. Whilst on your walk, you can spot the hidden Easter chicks we have placed along the trail in addition to some wild blooms, which may even include wild bluebells. Your trail will lead you back to the Castle, where your little ones will be rewarded for their efforts with a certificate and sticker, and of course the glory of having completed their hunt. The full trail takes approximately 45 minutes, but for a shorter burst of fun you will be able to take a shortcut, reducing your walk to about 20 minutes. Note: £1 deposit charged; to be reimbursed upon the return of the Woodland Trail Map to the Ticket Stand  Reviews:“It's London's best kept secret” “Forget the Eye or the Shard, you just have to climb to the top of Severndroog Castle for the best views in London”  About Us:Severndroog Castle was restored in 2013 and preserved by the Severndroog Castle Preservation Trust. It is a community treasure hidden in ancient woodland with a rich history, which is occasionally available as an intimate venue where people can celebrate together. Severndroog Castle - Discover the hidden gem on the hill  

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