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How to find us
The Castle is located between Finsbury Park and Clissold Park in North London. We're within London Transport Zone 2 (nearest tube station is Manor House) and easily accessible by tube, bus or train. When you get near, you can’t miss it. It’s 200 feet high and it really is a castle!
To find us in a conventional street atlas, we are on Green Lanes between Seven Sisters Road and Lordship Park, adjacent to Stoke Newington West Reservoir. Most new street maps show the building as The Castle or Climbing Centre. Older maps may show Water Works or Pumping Station.
Manor House (Picadilly Line) is the nearest tube station to the Castle. Take exit 3 and walk down Green Lanes (away from the park) for about 4 minutes until you see you the Castle on your left.
Finsbury Park tube (Victoria/Picadilly/National Rail) is also nearby (15 minutes walk).
You can also use the Transport for London web site to plan your journey: www.tfl.gov.uk
The 341 and the 141 stop just outside The Castle on Green Lanes (Myddleton Avenue Northbound / Lordship Park Southbound). The 106 is the next closest stop (Green Lanes).
The 253, 254, 259, 279, 29 and 393 also stop nearby.
Great Northern Rail services stop at Finsbury Park station.
We have excellent cycle parking facilities on-site. Please check in at Reception before taking your bike through the building to our secure bike park. You can also get your bike serviced or repaired at Bikemech, located in The Castle's gatehouse.
Please note that we have limited car parking. Cars parked in the West Reservoir Centre's car park may be locked in when they close (around 5pm).
Contacts & Opening Times
Virtual Tours of The Castle
Save The Arctic Xmas Raffle
In the run up to the Castle’s Arctic themed Christmas party being held on Saturday 14th December, we’re holding a raffle, with some great prizes on offer to the lucky winners. To stand a chance to win one of the following prizes all you have to do is part with £2 and buy a raffle ticket.
The raffle is being held in aid of Greenpeace’s Save the Arctic campaign. To find out more please take a look at our blog
Christmas Opening Hours
Tue 24 Dec 10pm - 6pm
Wed 25 Dec Closed
Thu 26 Dec Closed
Fri 27 Dec 10am - 10pm
Sat 28 Dec 10am - 7pm
Sun 29 Dec 10am - 7pm
Mon 30 Dec 10am - 10pm
Tue 31 Dec 10am - 6pm
Wed 01 Jan 10am - 6pm Thu 02 Jan Normal Opening Hrs
No Session running between Tues 24th Dec and Wed 1st Jan. The Session will run as normal from Thurs 2nd Jan.
The first 2014 Women with Altitude bouldering session will run on Mon 6th Jan.