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CHRISTMAS & JANUARY CLOSURE 23rd December - 15th February

​THE Viewing Platform WILL BE CLOSED OVER CHRISTMAS AND JANUARY for maintenance FROM 23RD DECEMBER 2019 TO 15TH FEBRUARY 2020   THE TEAROOM WILL BE OPEN EVERY WEEKEND DURING THIS PERIOD INCLUDING BOXING DAY, 10AM - 2PM  WE WILL RE-OPEN AS USUAL ON SUNDAY 16TH FEBRUARY  We would like to inform you that the Severndroog Castle Viewing Platform will be closed to the public for the Christmas period as well as throughout January in order to carry out essential maintenance works to this heritage site. The Castle will therefore be closed from the 23rd December 2019 until February 15th 2020, and will reopen its doors on Sunday 16th February 2020. The Tearoom will however remain open to the public every Saturday and Sunday and will also be open Boxing Day from 10am until 2pm if you are out and about for a wintery walk.     

SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER Christmas At The Castle

 Carolling at Severndroog Castle, led by the SE18 Choir, with Christmas crafts for kids and you'll meet Santa too. Plus, see spectacular views of London and feast on festive food and drink. Come and join us at Severndroog Castle to start your celebrations for Christmas with carols and a festive sing-along with the SE18 Choir. You will be invited to join in and sing with the choir, or just sit back and enjoy the singing with a glass of mulled wine in hand.    In addition to this, we will be holding children’s craft activities, making decorations to adorn your Christmas trees, and they’ll be treated to a gift from Father Christmas too! Mulled wine and other festive fare will be available for purchase from our partner, the Terrace Tearoom, and there will be time to visit the viewing platform to take in the wonderful panoramic views of London. Early pre-booking is advised as space is limited for the two sessions on offer: morning or afternoon.    Make the most of this time of year with a Christmas family day out at Severndroog Castle. We'll be host to the SE18 Choir performing Christmas classics at 12.45pm for the morning session and 2pm for the afternoon one. Those attending in the afternoon will also benefit from the early sunset when atop Severndroog Castle.   CLICK TO BOOK YOUR TICKET    EVENT INFORMATION: Pre-booking is required. All tickets include access to the Castle and its Viewing Platform. The following ticket options are available for the two booking sessions,the morning slot (11.00 - 13.15) and the afternoon slot (13.30 - 15.15): Adult Tickets - £7Child Tickets - £5Family Tickets - £20; for 2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children Ticket does not include food or drinks; available for purchase on site. Getting here:Please note that due to the large number of spiral steps in the Castle, access for those with mobility issues will be difficult. Buggie parking will be available and all children must be accompanied by an adult, of course. There is limited free parking at the public car park, so we advise travelling by public transport. ​

SUN 24 NOVEMBER Family Craft Activity

​FAMILY CRAFT ACTIVITY - MAKE & DECORATE Christmas Decorations SUNDAY 24TH November 2019 AT 9.30AM-10.30AM   On the Sunday morning of November 24th, we are hosting a Family Craft Activity at Severndroog Castle between 9.30AM and 10.30AM for anyone who would like to join in. With the help of our volunteer, we will be helping you create your very own Christmas Decorations!  Using our supplied kit of craft materials, we will guide you and your little ones on how to build your craft decorations. You'll be left with a beautiful creations 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. 

AUTUMN/WINTER OPENING HOURS starting this Sunday 27th October

​Our Viewing Platform opening hours are changing to 10am to 3.30pm FROM THIS SUNDAY 27TH OCTOBER until FEBRUARY 15TH 2020   The Autumn chill is here and the clocks are going back this Sunday, so with the daylight changing we will also be updating our opening hours throughout Autumn and the coming Winter. We are pleased to still be open to the public every single Sunday during the new hours of 10am until 3.30pm until the Christmas period is upon us. So you will still be able to enjoy the Castle's panoramic views of London, chilly walks through the surrounding ancient woodland and a warming tea or coffee in our ground floor Tearoom.    tearoom OPENING HOURS - autumn & winter 10am to 4pm  The Terrace Tearoom at the bottom on the Castle will also be changing its opening hours for the Autumn/Winter season. From this Sunday, they will be open from 10am to 4pm, Thursday to Sunday. So do pop in during your stroll or arrange for a meet-up with your friends and family at our cosy Tearoom. We'll gladly shelter you from the cold and treat you with the Tearoom's delicious array of lunches and snacks. Any excuse for a warm scone and a cup of tea, we say! And of course, if you have a four-legged friend, they are welcome to join you in the Tearoom, where we also have complimentary doggy biscuits! The Tearoom will also be open Boxing Day from 10am until 2pm if you are out and about for a wintery walk.    castle closure dates - christmas & january 23rd december to 15th february tearoom open boxing day, 10am - 2pm  We would also like to inform you that the Severndroog Castle Viewing Platform will be closed to the public for the Christmas period as well as throughout January in order to carry out essential maintenance works to this heritage site. The Castle will therefore be closed from the 23rd December 2019 until February 15th 2020, and reopen its doors on Sunday 16th February 2020.     additional information:  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.  

VISIT SEVERNDROOG CASTLE

 A HISTORIC ATTRACTION SITUATED IN SOUTH-EAST LONDON    We recently collaborated with travel website myhotelbreak.com on their recent visit to Severndroog Castle. Find out what they discovered in this guest blog edition: We were in London for a long weekend and a friend who stays in the capital had said to take time out to experience Severndroog Castle. They said we were in for a fantastic day and they weren’t wrong. The capital isn’t that well known for its gothic architecture but this attraction has it in abundance. We really recommend those who are looking for accommodation in London to visit Severndroog Castle.    Let’s find out more about the visit…We had visited several other attractions during our city break in the capital and we were more than pleasantly surprised about this attraction. Not only for it being different and unique but because of the building's sheer presence. It was quite astounding and more than impressive.  The amazing view from Shooters Hill was unrivalled too. With views of bustling London and beyond. Visitors will also fall in love with the location.  The building looks at home in its ancient woodland setting which is really surprising for a city like London.  The little ones' imaginations will go wild here! A HISTORIC ATTRACTION SITUATED IN SOUTH-EAST LONDOWhat we recommendThere is really something for everyone here. Whether you’re just looking to learn some history, enjoy a stroll around the grounds or enjoying something to eat and drink in the café. We have to mention the volunteer guides who were on hand during our visit. We got a great insight into the history of the building and the whole purpose of its construction. We learned how it fell into disrepair and the challenge of its re-construction into being one of London’s secret gem attractions. Learn more on the history of the building by clicking here. The team were a delight. From the second we walked in they met us with a friendly smile and made us feel relaxed and comfortable. I had a light bite from a menu which involved an Americano and a toasted Panini. Everything came on time, the food was excellent and the coffee was piping hot. It was a perfect way to relax and reflect on the great day at Severndroog Castle.   In ConclusionFor those looking for a different type of London experience, Severndroog Castle really has it all. Unrivalled views of the London skyline, the Thames and beyond. A breathtaking structure that has been brought back to life, that’s situated in a fantastic and mesmerising location along with a lovely tea room. We can’t recommend it enough. Enjoy creating memories at Severndroog Castle in London.     Photography by Severndroog Castle & London Viewpoints.     

SUN 27 OCTOBER Family Craft Activity

​FAMILY CRAFT ACTIVITY - MAKE & DECORATE A Lantern SUNDAY 27TH October 2019 AT 9.30AM-10.30AM   On the Sunday morning of October 27th, we are hosting a Family Craft Activity at Severndroog Castle between 9.30AM and 10.30AM for anyone who would like to join in. With the help of our volunteer, we will be helping you create your very own Paper Lantern to hang!  Using our supplied kit of craft materials, we will guide you and your little ones on how to build a craft lantern and decorate it. 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. 

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