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Welcome to Greenwich

Home to the Meridian Line, Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, the National Maritime Museum, the Old Royal Naval College including the fabulous Painted Hall, London’s cable car, Greenwich Market, Greenwich Park and The O2 arena.

Getting to Greenwich is Easy

You can get to Greenwich on Docklands Light Railway (DLR), by boat, by underground, bus and by National Rail. It’s only 20 minutes from Bank on the DLR.

Why Visit Greenwich?

Because it’s amazing! Greenwich is where to find the Meridian Line, the famous tea clipper Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum, the Old Royal Naval College including the fabulous Painted Hall, London’s cable car and plenty more.

Where's the Meridian Line?

The Meridian Line divides the eastern and western hemispheres at zero degrees longitude. It’s at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park, about 15 minutes walk from Greenwich Pier and Cutty Sark DLR station.

Where Can I Buy Tickets

You can buy tickets for Greenwich attractions, guided tours, transport, London attractions and West End theatre at our Visitor Centre in the Old Royal Naval College.

What Can I See and Do?

Where do we start! There’s the Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory , Cutty Sark, the Old Royal Naval College, the National Maritime Museum, The Fan Museum, The O2, Emirates Air Line, Greenwich Market, Greenwich Park….and much more. There are lots of things to do in Greenwich – which will be your favourite?

What's On?

There’s always lots going on in Greenwich from starry concerts and sports at The O2, to, plays and festivals. Take a look at our events calendar to see what’s on.

Where Can I Get a Map of Greenwich?

Get a visitor map of Greenwich at the Tourist Information desk in the Visitor Centre at the Old Royal Naval College. It’s also a great place to find out anything else you want to know about visiting Greenwich, London and the rest of the UK.

Booking a Venue?

Visit Greenwich can help you book conference and meeting venues in some of London’s most iconic settings. The Painted Hall, Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, the National Maritime Museum are all available.

Where's the Cable Car?

London’s urban cable car, Emirates Air Line, is on Greenwich Peninsula. It flies across the river to Royal Victoria Docks and back. You can get to Greenwich Peninsula on the Underground to North Greenwich on the Jubilee Line, or on MBNA Thames Clippers boats.

Buy a Visitor Oyster Card & Claim Your Exclusive Discounts

Visitor Oyster cards are smartcards you use for travel in London.  It’s easily the cheapest way to pay and most London residents have one! Oyster includes travel on Docklands Light Railway, the Underground, bus, tram, overground trains and MBNA Thames Clippers boats.

Where to Stay in Greenwich

There’s a wide choice of accommodation in Greenwich from luxury hotels to self catering, bed and breakfasts and camp sites. You can see what’s available on our Accommodation pages.

Greenwich Pubs and Restaurants

You can find some fabulous bars and restaurants in Greenwich Try some sizzling fresh street food from Greenwich Market or a riverside pub lunch or dine in civilised style on modern, seasonal food.

What's There for Kids?

Loads! Greenwich is full of things to do for kids including special galleries in the National Maritime Museum, boat rides, a deer park, special events at Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory and the Old Royal Naval College and a fun children’s playground in Greenwich Park.