Be present in the home of time

Time so often slips away unnoticed, leaving us to ask, “where did it go?” But there is a place where every precious second and every priceless moment counts. Welcome to the world's timekeeper - Greenwich, London.

If you’re looking to make the most of winter - all in one amazing and easy-to-reach place - it’s time to synchronise watches and meet up in Greenwich!

Uber Boat By Thames Clippers, Greenwich Peninsula

Escape to a spectacular riverscape

Speed along the River Thames and trace the fascinating timeline of London old and new on board Uber Boat by Thames Clippers. Leaving every 10-20 minutes from key London piers, Greenwich is just 24 minutes from central London. Soak up the sights as you serenely sail past a parade of world-famous landmarks, all illuminated by glittering festive lights. Just make sure you take a few moments to immerse yourself in these stunning views! Then time to get your breath back - relaxing in the climate-controlled cabin or on the back deck, sipping on a gently steaming hot drink and enjoying a festive treat from the onboard café bar.

Couple at the Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

How much history can you handle?

Greenwich in winter is where the past, present and future all come together in one magical time and place. If you love discovering stories from the past, you’ll find them all around you - including the incredible history of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, where the magnificent Cutty Sark tea clipper stands tall, echoing tales of maritime adventures. You can also explore the beautiful grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, also home to the University of Greenwich. Close by, at the museums and attractions of Royal Museums Greenwich, there’s plenty more to discover - from maritime exploration to naval history, astronomy to timekeeping, architecture to fine art.

Prime Meridian, Greenwich

Where time flies, floats and skates

From standing astride two hemispheres at the Prime  Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory to following the flow of the river Thames, City Cruises offers a choice of experiences from afternoon tea to festive dinner and sightseeing cruises -   making it easy to enjoy every moment of your time in Greenwich.

Another ‘too-good-to-miss' is the National Maritime Museum, where tales of exploration from ancient voyages to modern expeditions come to life. And if taking to the ice is your thing, your rink awaits you at the Queen’s House, where you can skate the evening away under a starlit London sky.

Girls on the IFS Cloud Cable Car, Greenwich Peninsula

Time for a new perspective...

At the vibrant Greenwich Peninsula, its attraction for thinkers, makers and creators has made it a welcoming home for every kind of creative expression. From the NOW Gallery to The Tide, you’ll find awe-inspiring art wherever you look. And when you're ready to eat and drink, that’s sorted too. Just head to the Canteen Food Hall & Bar for the best in street food, craft beer, cocktails and coffee.

Effortlessly float into the winter skies on the IFS Cloud Cable Car. This exhilarating experience offers you a stunning bird’s eye view of the capital gilded in festive lights. Stay for a while as the IFS Cloud Cable Car connects you from Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks, and back again, for a full and unforgettable round trip.

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers in Greenwich

Hop to it

Make the most of Greenwich’s captivating riverside landmarks this winter, with a hop-on, hop-off Uber Boat by Thames Clippers river pass. Giving you unlimited 24-hour access, all of the waterfront of the Royal Borough of Greenwich is yours to explore with friends and family, with piers at Greenwich, North Greenwich (for Greenwich Peninsula) and Woolwich. 

And when it’s time to come ashore, where better to relax and refuel than in one of Greenwich’s many riverside bars and restaurants? With such a wonderful choice on offer - from cosy traditional pubs to acclaimed modern dining and everything in between - what will be your favourite place to discover?

Up at The O2 at Night

Love every moment

Lose yourself in the unbeatable atmosphere of The O2, where awesome live entertainment is sure to keep the celebratory spirit going strong. Climb the iconic tented roof at Up at The O2 for breath-taking panoramic views of the city lit up in its finest festive colours. Also, don’t miss Outlet Shopping at The O2 for designer shopping with up to 70% off RRP on over 60 superstar brands, plus a street of over 30 bars and restaurants.

Be sure to check out London's newest award-winning cultural hub, Woolwich Works, hosting live music, comedy, festive performances and more.

Greenwich Market Entrance at Christmas

All the season’s best to you

Come and savour the unrivalled festive ambience of Greenwich Market - the lively covered market where you’re always welcome, whatever the weather. Stroll down the cobble-stone streets, surrounded by twinkling lights and the irresistible scents of mulled wine and street food from one of the many vendors offering a variety of delicious dishes from around the world. It’s also an unmissable destination if you’re looking for the perfect gift idea - including many unique, hand-crafted and design-led pieces.

Cheers on City Cruises

Be everywhere (almost) at once

With loads of easy and convenient transport options, there’s no better time than now to visit Greenwich. Choose from the river, DLR, tube and rail for travel to and around Greenwich - and experience a magical winter wonderland like no other.  

For more information on the best ways to travel around Greenwich, visit our Travel Information page.

The time is now

In Greenwich, time is not just a measure; it's an experience. Welcome to the world’s timekeeper - Greenwich, London. Your journey through time starts here.


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.

Cutty Sark
Sightseeing Attraction
A lady stands on the upper deck of Cutty Sark in Greenwich, London.

Cutty Sark is the last surviving tea clipper and the fastest ship of its time. Now an award-winning visitor attraction in Greenwich, London.

Old Royal Naval College
Sightseeing Attraction
The view of the Old Royal Naval College from across the river Thames

Sir Christopher Wren's riverside masterpiece: a British landmark encompassing some of the finest buildings in the world.

Royal Observatory Greenwich
Sightseeing Attraction
A couple hold hands on the Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory

The Royal Observatory Greenwich is home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the Prime Meridian and one of the most important historic scientific sites in the world.

City Cruises
Family Friendly
People enjoy a drink on City Cruises at sunset

Experience City Cruises all year round from any of the four fantastic piers near Westminster, London Eye, Tower of London and Greenwich.

National Maritime Museum
Museum - Maritime
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

The National Maritime Museum holds the world’s largest maritime collection telling stories of Britain’s relationship with the sea.

The Queen's House
Sightseeing Attraction
The exterior of the Queen's House in Greenwich

The Queen’s House is home to an internationally renowned art collection, Inigo Jones’ architectural masterpiece is the first Classical building in the UK. Free entry.

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.

Canteen Food Hall & Bar
Restaurant - Casual Dining
Canteen Food Hall & Bar, Greenwich Peninsula

Home to six mouth-watering street food kitchens serving global dishes. Sip on craft beer and hand-shaken cocktails from the bar in canteen's fairy-light-filled venue.

IFS Cloud Cable Car
Sightseeing Attraction
IFS Cloud Cable Car

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

The O2
Music Venue
The O2 dome in white covering with 5 yellow stands visible and large glass door entrance

World’s most popular music, entertainment and leisure venue and a full day-out destination.

Up at The O2
A couple climb the blue walkway of Up at The O2 on Greenwich Peninsula on a sunny, blue-skied day.

An exhilarating 90-minute climb over the roof of the world’s most popular entertainment venue - The O2.

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.

Woolwich Works
Cultural Destinations
Woolwich Works (Image Credit: © Timothy Soar)

Woolwich Works, also known as Woolwich Creative District, is a multi-disciplinary cultural hub on the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich.

Greenwich Market
Indoor Market
A couple admire the jewellery on a stand at Greenwich Market with some fresh street food in-hand.

London’s favourite market with shops and stalls all undercover, packed with art, antiques, fashion, jewellery, handmade gifts and more.



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