Greenwich


Known for


Greenwich Mean Time
Cutty Sark
National Maritime Museum

 
 

Greenwich is full of fascinating places to visit and is a bit of a hidden gem just down the Thames from central London. Home to the world-famous 02 Arena and Greenwich Theatre, the area has no shortage of entertainment in the evenings. And during the day, museums, parks and a planetarium provide plenty of fun for the family.

 

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Food & Drink

The area has a rich offering of food and drink reflecting its deep maritime history. The O2 Arena is home to stalls for when you’re attending a gig, but it’s in Greenwich itself where you’ll find a much larger and more exciting range of cuisines in Greenwich Market.

 

Shopping

Art, legend, intrigue: stemming from its rich history Greenwich hosts many events throughout the year:

 

Days out

Its rich maritime history and long connection to Britain’s Royal Family means there’s much on offer for the whole family in Greenwich. More recently it has occupied a central place in the UK music scene:

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