The best way to see Greenwich is with an experienced and knowledgeable tour guide.
Find out about the area’s royal heritage and maritime connections and hear about the Tudor monarchs who made Greenwich their home. Royalty has always had a special place in Greenwich and it still does – the borough became a Royal Borough in 2012.
Or you could ramble around some excellent Greenwich pubs, take a tour of the National Maritime Museum, or book a weekend away with guided tours included. You can even take a tour of the darker side of Greenwich with ghosts and phantoms thrown in.
Greenwich Heritage and Meridian Tours
The tour will explore the main history of the World Heritage Site including the Cutty Sark, the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich Park, where you will have the opportunity to cross the Prime Meridian, the Queen’s House and the Royal Observatory.
The tour will introduce you to the history of Greenwich Palace (no longer standing) and the connection to Greenwich of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and architects such as Christopher Wren as well as the importance of time and longitude. This tour now includes an introduction to the interior of the Queen’s House.
Walks start from the Visitor Centre located in Old Royal Naval College. This is a few minutes walk from Greenwich Pier and the Cutty Sark station on Docklands Light Railway and about 8 minutes’ walk from Greenwich main line railway station.
Daily Tour leaves from: Tourist Information desk
(located in The Visitor Centre at the Old Royal Naval College)
Tour starts at: 12:15pm on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Tickets: £10pp. Two children, up to 14 years of age, go free with each paying adult.
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Greenwich Royal Tours offers the following small group walking tours in Greenwich: Best Of Greenwich Day Tour, Greenwich Highlights Half Day Tour, Greenwich Food Tour, Greenwich Peninsula Tour and the National Maritime Museum Tour. Their tours are designed to be both fun and informative. Max. of 6 persons per tour with experienced guide. Tours start at the Sir Walter Raleigh statue, located just outside the Greenwich Tourism Information Centre. All admissions are included and tours run daily. These are walking tours and so moderate fitness is recommended.
Best of Greenwich Day Tour
Visit all the key venues in maritime Greenwich including Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum, Painted Hall, Queen’s House and the Old Royal Naval College.
(Venue admissions and lovely pub lunch by the River Thames included)
Start time: 10 a.m.
Greenwich Highlights Half Day Tour
Ideal for visitors with limited time and yet all key venues are visited on this half day tour as on our day tour.
(Venue admissions included. No lunch)
Start time: 10 a.m.
Greenwich Food Tour
This tour takes you to a variety of local cafes and eateries. Guide is culinary-friendly and tour is a great way to see Greenwich.
(All food samples included)
Start time: 1:30 p.m.
National Maritime Museum Tour
Half day tour of the largest maritime museum in the world. Highlights include Turner’s magnificent Battle of Trafalgar painting and fascinating new galleries. Meet at Ship in a Bottle statue which is located at entrance on Observatory side of the Museum.
Start time: 12:30 p.m.
Greenwich Peninsula Tour
This unique tour explores the Peninsula and its stunning architecture. Tour guests are also taken to the Docklands Museum on Canary Wharf, ride on the Emirates cable car with its amazing views as well as enjoy a beer tasting session at the Meantime Brewery at tour end.
(Venue admissions/rides included).
Start time: 1:30 p.m.
Greenwich Royal Tours also offers small group walking tours in central London including Secret Gardens of London Tour, Law in London Tour, Shakespeare in London Tour, Art in London Tour and the Best of London Day Tour.
Tours leave from The Sir Walter Raleigh statue outside the river-side entrance to the Visitor Centre at the Old Royal Naval College.
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* Tours must be booked in advance *
Explore one of the world’s most filmed locations as you are guided through the heart of Royal Greenwich. See the location of over thirty films including Skyfall, Les Misérables, Pirates of the Caribbean, Thor: The Dark World and The King’s Speech. Hear all of the filming gossip and put yourself in the picture.
This walking tour will take you through the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich Park, past the Queens House and along the river Thames. The tour concludes with entrance to the magnificent Painted Hall.
Tours run every other Saturday at 1pm (Weather permitting)
Prices: £15 per adult and £5 per child [Children under 5 go free]
(Ticket includes: 1 1/2 hour film tour and entry to the Painted Hall)
Tickets are available in advance or on the day from the Visitors Centre front desk at Visit Greenwich.
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The Satisfaction Tour is a 2½ hour fascinating coach tour of Dartford – Mick Jagger and Keith Richards’ home town. Discover where Mick and Keith grew up and met before the formation of The Rolling Stones, the world’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll band.
Tours leave from: Dartford Station (Saturdays & Sundays 12:30pm)
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Cutty Sark and Emirates Air Line cable car, Thames Clippers river trip, plus a pub lunch and guided tour of the Old Royal Naval College. Professionally guided tour with Talk Tourism.
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