Tall Ships Festival Villages

Tall Ships Group Visits
Greenwich Festival Village
Cutty Sark Gardens
Cutty Sark Gardens

The Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Greenwich festival village is in Cutty Sark Gardens, the heart of Maritime Greenwich.

Cutty Sark and the Old Royal Naval College will be right beside you as you see ships moored along the bank and in the deeper water of Greenwich Reach. There will be food stalls serving street foods and artisan treats plus two bars at each of the Festival sites.

Woolwich Festival Village
Royal Arsenal Riverside
Royal Arsenal

The Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Greenwich festival village is at the Royal Arsenal Riverside.

The Royal Arsenal has been magnificently transformed over the last few years and the grand old buildings have been renovated and changed into exhibition areas, shops, pubs, restaurants and homes. As with Greenwich, there will be food stalls serving street foods and artisan treats plus two bars at the Festival Village sites.

How to get about
Travel between Greenwich and Woolwich
DLR

The easiest way to travel between Greenwich and Woolwich is by boat or by bus and you can travel by DLR to get to the festival villages in the first place. The nearest DLR stations for Greenwich are Cutty Sark and Greenwich and the nearest DLR station for Woolwich is Woolwich Arsenal. Rains run every five minutes or so.

MBNA Thames Clippers run between Greenwich and Woolwich every 20 minutes and the journey only takes 8 minutes.

Buses 177 and 180 run directly between Greenwich and Woolwich and run every five minutes or so.

There is a very limited National Rail service to Woolwich Arsenal, please check before you travel. There aren’t any National Rail services to Greenwich because of ongoing Thameslink engineering work.

We definitely recommend you leave your car at home. There’s very limited parking and some roads will be closed, especially in Greenwich town centre.