Best of Greenwich Walking Tour

Activity code: WT20

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Highlights

  • Take a stroll through the beautiful Greenwich park
  • Get an incredible view of London and the Queens’ House
  • Discover the rich history of one of the last tea clippers ever built
  • See the Meridian Line and discover British maritime history
  • Take a look at the riverside Trafalgar Tavern
  • Pass the National Maritime Museum, Old Royal Naval College and Chapel

Description

Discover the beautiful and historic maritime area of Greenwich on this two hour expertly guided walking tour. Located in the south-eastern part of London, Greenwich is like a little village of its own and home to British record-breaking tea clipper ship the Cutty Sark, which travelled the globe and visited every major world port.

Take a leisurely walk through Greenwich Park and past the National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House, designed by Inigo Jones it is an architecture masterpiece and was the first classical building of its time in the UK.

Arrive at The Royal Observatory, home to the Meridian Line which runs from the North Pole to the South Pole dividing the eastern and western hemispheres. The Royal Observatory was built by famous architect Sir Christopher Wren for the purpose of finding longitude at sea.

A visit to Greenwich Market is a unique experience, boasting a vibrant atmosphere and cobbled stone ?oors it is fondly regarded as one of London’s best markets. Your knowledgeable guide will open your eyes to many more sites during the tour, such as the working church dedicated to St Peter and St Paul, which forms part of Old Royal Naval College and The Trafalgar Tavern which was frequented by Charles Dickens.

The Best of Greenwich Walking Tour starts in front of the Cutty Sark at 10:00am and will end at approximately 11:30pm
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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour


  • 90 minutes guided walking tour

What's Excluded in the tour


  • Entry to attractions
  • Food and drink
Schedule

Every Wednesday and Friday

Start Time: 10:00am (Finish at Tourist Info centre)

Starting Point: Tourist Information Centre - Cutty Sark