Looking for affordable days out this January? Greenwich has loads of ways to have the best times without blowing your budget.

Woman outside on Uber Boat by Thames Clippers beside Greenwich Peninsula

Hop on and off the river all day with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

For a budget-friendly and seamless exploration of Greenwich, purchase a River Roamer ticket from Uber Boat by Thames Clippers. Ideal for multiple journeys, these tickets offer excellent value for money. An East Zone River Roamer is perfect to explore the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It costs just £11.30 for adults, or £22.60 for a family ticket, and allows you to travel all-day across the eastern end of the route. Get 10% off when you buy online or via the Thames Clippers Tickets or Uber apps.

Make the most of your time exploring the capital and opt for a Park & Glide for Leisure ticket. Not only does this give you unlimited boat rides but also all-day parking at The O2 so you can enjoy everything at The O2, explore Greenwich Peninsula and river hop up and down the Thames all day.

Viewd of Greenwich Peninsula at sunset from the IFS Cloud Cable Car

Great value sky-high views on the IFS Cloud Cable Car

Soar above the River Thames with the IFS Cloud Cable Car, just a 5-minute walk from The O2, North Greenwich pier and Jubilee Line station. As you fly 90 metres above the River Thames, you'll enjoy spectacular views of the capital. You might be sky-high, but the prices sure aren’t - the 360° round trip tickets are just £12 for an adult, £6 per child and under 5’s go free!

People enjoy food and drink on board City Cruises in front of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

Tick off all those riverside London landmarks with City Cruises

Explore London’s sights as you’ve never seen them before with City Cruises. Enjoy panoramic views, an open-air upper deck, a heated indoor saloon, and a café-bar. With live commentary from expert captains, you'll gain a fresh perspective on Greenwich's rich history. Strategically located piers (Westminster Pier, London Eye Pier, Tower Pier, and Greenwich Pier) ensure efficient access to riverside attractions, maximising your sightseeing time.

Their flexible sightseeing ticket can be used for a single journey on any of their sightseeing routes at any time from £13.

A woman admires the Cutty Sark and two children look through a telescope at the Royal Observatory Greenwich

Fun, free and fascinating at Royal Museums Greenwich

Enjoy free entry to the National Maritime Museum and witness incredible displays and exhibitions such as Rethink Residency (open until 24th February). With a wide selection of free events and activities for children, it’s a fun, family day out in London that doesn’t cost a penny!

Ever wondered how stars and planets are born? What dark matter is? Or what it takes to lead a successful space mission? Travel through space at the free Astronomy Centre Galleries at the Royal Observatory and experience the immersive and interactive galleries to get answers to all the big questions about space, time and the universe – all completely free of charge!

Want to experience all RMG has to offer at a fraction of the price? Save 25% with combo tickets, and explore the Cutty Sark, and Royal Observatory, all with guaranteed entry time (planetarium shows not included).

The Chapel at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich

Explore 600 years of history at the Old Royal Naval College

In the heart of UNESCO's Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, the Old Royal Naval College offers vast riverside grounds, free to explore. Ideal for scenic winter walks, these historic surroundings boast some of the world's finest buildings, which are popular film locations and frequently seen on screen. Don't miss the chance to visit the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul, showcasing exquisite neoclassical architecture and interiors (free admission).

Come and visit again and again with no extra cost, when you purchase a General Admission ticket to the Painted Hall for £15 and convert it to an Annual Pass for free, giving you unlimited entry for a whole year! What's more, kids go free, making it a perfect day out for the family.

People Christmas shopping from a stall at Greenwich Market

Explore the stalls and grab a cheap eat at Greenwich Market

As the only London market to be situated in a World Heritage Site, Greenwich Market is worthy of a visit for its history and architecture alone. It offers a warm, welcoming atmosphere with stalls selling everything from jewellery, arts & crafts, clothing, antiques, and beauty products. The enticing scents from the food stalls will tempt you - it’s a budget-friendly and brilliant place to eat in London.

Greenwich Peninsula Art Trail

Follow the Greenwich Peninsula Art Trail

Discover bursts of creativity at every corner of Greenwich Peninsula, from the innovative Design District to free exhibitions at the NOW Gallery. Grab a map at NOW Gallery for a guided tour of the extensive public art trail, showcasing works by global artists. Venture beyond Peninsula Square to The Tide - London’s first-ever elevated riverside linear park - featuring cutting-edge installations by Ian Davenport and Marwan Kaabour.

Outlet Shopping at The O2

Do your designer shopping for less at The O2

New year, new wardrobe. If you love shopping for designer labels and like to get the best discounts, then head to Greenwich Peninsula to browse the brilliant brands at Outlet Shopping at The O2. Shop up to 70% off RRP on over 60 brands including Adidas, Calvin Klein, Next, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger and more. All under the iconic roof of The O2.

A performance at Woolwich Works

Wonderful things are happening at Woolwich Works

Named London's ‘best new culture spot’ by Time Out, Woolwich Works is a multi-disciplinary cultural hub on the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich. Their programme includes cutting-edge contemporary music, large-scale concerts, award-winning stand-up comedy, as well as theatre, dance, cabaret and everything in between. Keep your eyes peeled for their free events.

With so many ways to save on your day out in Greenwich, you can experience times like these again and again without breaking your budget.


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.

IFS Cloud Cable Car
Sightseeing Attraction
IFS Cloud Cable Car

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

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.

Rethink Residency
Art Exhibition
Learn about artworks by four young resident artists, inspired by the National Maritime Museum's Our Connection to Water exhibition

Learn about artworks by four young resident artists, inspired by the National Maritime Museum's Our Connection to Water exhibition.

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.

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.

Chapel of St Peter and St Paul
The beautiful neoclassical interior of the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich

The Chapel of St Peter and St Paul is a beautiful and peaceful place to visit. Still an active place of worship, the Chapel also holds regular lunchtime recitals from the local Trinity Laban students.

The Painted HallThe stunning Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College

The Painted Hall is a true masterpiece, boasting one of the most spectacular Baroque interiors in Europe. Also known as the 'UK's Sistine Chapel'.

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.

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.

NOW Gallery
Art Gallery
NOW Gallery is a striking, light-filled gallery hosting changing contemporary exhibitions of art, fashion & design

A free public exhibition space for contemporary art, fashion, photography and design.

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.

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.



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