Looking for the best places to unwind and do some essential self-maintenance? Greenwich Peninsula is the hottest new place to chill out!

Riverside at Greenwich Peninsula

With miles of scenic Thames frontage to entice, it’s one of London’s premier riverside relaxation spots. Just the sound of masts clinking on boats moored at the Greenwich Yacht Club, or the sweeping views towards the Thames Barrier in the east and Canary Wharf to the west will immediately calm your senses. And peaceful Central Park is a tree-shaded oasis with historic pub, The Pilot, at its southern end.

View from the IFS Cloud Cable Car on Greenwich Peninsula

Take a deep breath of fresh air and enjoy some time travelling on and over the river. The stately IFS Cloud Cable Car travels 90m into the air between Royal Docks and the eastern side of Greenwich Peninsula. Get there early for a cabin to yourself, and don’t forget those fabulous photo opportunities! Alight from your 360° round sky high journey and head for a relaxing trip on the river on board Uber Boat by Thames Clippers, which can take you all along the Thames and has a bar on board. Take a stroll along the Thames Path, passing through The Tide – London’s first elevated, riverside park, dotted with art by Damien Hirst and other luminaries – and The Line – the long-distance art trail linking installations in Greenwich Peninsula to the north side of the Thames along to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Greenwich Peninsula’s open spaces also include more traditional green expanses like Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park – four acres of freshwater habitat sheltering wildlife including bats, frogs, birds and insects – and the leafy oasis of Central Park. On weekends, it’s lovely to assemble a picnic from Greenwich Peninsula Market, or a takeaway feast from one of the many nearby restaurants, and just spread out here to picnic and people-watch. So relaxing!

The Spa at the InterContinental London - The O2

For some serious pampering, head to the elegant InterContinental London – The O2. It’s just the place to indulge for some well-deserved me-time. The Spa is located across two floors, offering soothing treatments and massages, manicures and pedicures, pool, sauna, steam room, gym and relaxation lounge. The Meridian Lounge has one of the most sought-after Afternoon Tea experiences in London. Unwind with award-winning pastries, cakes, fine teas, and speciality coffees in the elegant setting of the lounge with breathtaking views of Canary Wharf. Make a night of it with the On Cloud 9 Package: a luxury room for two, plus spa treatments, breakfast and afternoon tea.

Greenwich Peninsula is also perfect for more active forms of wellbeing. There’s yoga, bootcamp and gym opportunities throughout the neighbourhood, and even a rooftop basketball court, open to bookings in the Design District.

Outlet Shopping at The O2

Outlet Shopping at The O2 is a haven for a big hit of retail therapy. Multiple boutiques are scattered throughout the complex offering up to 70% off RRP on over 60 superstar brands. Discover a destination of fashion and beauty brands from Superdry to The Cosmetics Company Store. You can also find over 30 bars and restaurants to pause and refuel after a full day of shopping.

Relax and feel great at Greenwich Peninsula – its riverside location gives an almost harbour feel, a refreshing escape from everyday busy-ness. Plan your free time here and feel invigorated!


The Greenwich Yacht ClubThe Greenwich Yacht Club on the River Thames

The Greenwich Yacht Club is London’s hidden riverside gem, nestled between The O2 and the Thames Barrier.

Thames Barrier Information Centre
Sightseeing Attraction
Looking north over the Thames Barrier from above across all the gates on a sunny day

The Thames Barrier Information Centre is a small, informative exhibition about the past, present and future of this marvel of engineering and science.

The Pilot
Restaurant - Pub
The dining room at The Pilot is bright and airy and overlooks the garden through floor to ceiling glass doors.

A pub dining experience that’s second to none.

IFS Cloud Cable Car
Sightseeing Attraction
IFS Cloud Cable Car

A unique experience on the UK's first and only urban cable car.

Greenwich Peninsula
IFS Cloud Cable Car passing over Greenwich Peninsula in front of The O2 arena

Greenwich Peninsula is the fastest growing and most vibrant part of London, bringing together culture, community, design and architecture to create an amazing 21st century space.

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers
Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

A relaxing and enjoyable way to travel around the capital with amazing views on the way to Greenwich, North Greenwich and Woolwich.

The Tide
Sightseeing Attraction
Overlooking The Tide elevated walkway and artist Damien Hirst art installation by river Thames.

London’s first-ever elevated riverside linear park, situated along the Greenwich Peninsula riverside.

The Line
Walking Route
A Slice of Reality is a work of modern art by Richard Wilson. It is one of the pieces of art on The Line

London's first dedicated outdoor public art walk where you can explore art, nature and heritage for free.

Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park
Nature Reserve
A grey heron sittiing on the fence of Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park is made up of four acres of freshwater habitat and is home to a fascinating array of wildlife.

Greenwich Peninsula Market
Explore this beloved market, known for delectable treats and handcrafted treasures

The Greenwich Peninsula Market returns for 2024!  Every weekend Greenwich Peninsula Market showcases and supports top independent food producers and makers.

InterContinental London – The O2
InterContinental London - The O2

Luxury hotel near The O2 and Canary Wharf with contemporary bedrooms and suites, meetings rooms, a Michelin guided restaurant, a sky bar and a luxury spa.

The Spa, InterContinental London - The O2
Full Service Spa at InterContinental London - The O2

The Spa at InterContinental London – The O2 offers a luxurious and holistic approach to wellbeing, with its state-of-the-art facilities, acclaimed treatments, and a team of professionals who deliver them.

Meridian Lounge – InterContinental London - The O2
Afternoon Tea
The bright and airy Meridian Lounge at InterContinental London - The O2 has stunning views through the floor to ceiling windows of the river Thames an

Offering guests one of the most sought-after Afternoon Tea experiences in an elegant setting.

Design District
Property Services & Land
A permanent home for the creative industries with 16 buildings by eight pioneering architects

A permanent home for the creative industries - 16 buildings designed by eight pioneering architects.

Outlet Shopping at The O2
Shop - factory/outlet
Outlet Shopping at The O2 is home to over 60 designer brands with up to 70% off RRP, including Adidas, Calvin Klein, Next, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger and mo

Shop for premium brands at outlet prices.



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