Castle opening times

Spring / Summer (April - October)



10:30am - 4:30pm



Autumn / Winter (November - March)



10:30am - 3:30pm 



For visits on Thursdays and Fridays, see Group & School Visits below.



Tearoom Opening Times

Thursday - Sunday

10am - 4:30pm

See more details on the Tearoom page.



All proceeds from tickets help us to keep the Castle alive. 

One-time tickets:

Adult: £3.00

Child: £2.50

Family: £8.00

Annual tickets:

Individual: £20

Couple: £30

Family: £40


A visit to Severndroog Castle includes the castle rooms, where volunteers will tell you the story of Sir William and Lady James, the building’s uses over the years and the campaign to save the castle. Your admission ticket also includes access to the Viewing Platform, where you can enjoy spectacular panoramic views of London and the surrounding counties.



The Viewing Platform has a capacity of 10 people, so please be aware that you may need to queue at busy times.


For groups of 10 or more (whether they be U3A groups, local societies or large family groups), please see the Groups page.


If you would like to bring a school group, please see the Schools page.


Visitor Info

Facilities / Accessibility

Parking is available at the Castle.


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 & WC) via a stair climber, which must be pre-booked. Please contact us for further details.



Limited parking is available at the Castle. Cyclists are free to lock their bike against the railings.

Getting here


A 20 minute drive from the M25. Leave at Junction 2 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 onto 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.




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




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.



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

Group & School Visits


Group Visits (10 persons or more) and Pre-Booked Tours are available Thursdays & Fridays if arranged in advance. See more details on the Groups page.



If you would like to bring a school group, please see the Schools page.