Exploring Royal and Maritime Greenwich in London

Exploring Royal and Maritime Greenwich in London

Greenwich is a unique heritage site with royal connections, where you can find amazing historic buildings. On the tour you can enjoy the views of the River Thames and take photos of the most spectacular views of from Greenwich Park,
Additionally as an experienced tour guide and longtime Greenwich resident, I can add value to your tour. I can share my local knowledge as well as fascinating, entertaining and quirky stories from the past and present of Greenwich.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Greenwich is a unique heritage site with royal connections, where you can find amazing historic buildings. On the tour you can enjoy the views of the River Thames and take photos of the most spectacular views of from Greenwich Park,
Additionally as an experienced tour guide and longtime Greenwich resident, I can add value to your tour. I can share my local knowledge as well as fascinating, entertaining and quirky stories from the past and present of Greenwich.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Cutty Sark, King William Walk Greenwich, London SE10 9HT England

We will meet outside Cutty Sark, the only surviving teaclipper in the world. You will hear about the history and its journeys to and from Asia including some interesting stories.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Old Royal Naval College, College Way, London SE10 9NN England

We will admire Christopher Wren’s 17th century masterpiece, how it started as a naval hospital and ended as a university today.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: National Maritime Museum, Park Row Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 9NF England

We will visit this museum, to discover Britain’s maritime history, including galleries about Nelson, Battle of Trafalgar, see objects like wonderful figureheads , 300 year old Prince Federick’s barge and many more.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Queen’s House, Romney Road Greenwich, London SE10 9NF England

Queen’s House is a historic royal residence built between in early 1600’s, by architect Inigo Jones, for Anne of Denmark, the queen of King James I. Queen’s House is one of the most important buildings in British architectural history, first classical Palladian style building in England. It is famous for its beautiful stair case.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue, London SE10 8EJ England

The observatory was commissioned in 1675 by King Charles II, built by Christopher Wren, on the highest point of Greenwich Park. For centuries Royal Astronmers worked here, establishing Longitude which improved safety in shipping and navigation in the seas. Nowadays it is a museum where you can stand on the prime Meridian Line and admire the famous John Harrison maritime clocks.

Duration: 30 minutes