Learn about the art, architecture, and history of the Old Royal Naval College in this BSL All-Through Tour


Learn about the art, architecture, and history of the Old Royal Naval College, Thameside masterpiece in the heart of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.

This tour covers various parts of the estate. You’ll visit the Grand Square, Water Gate, Visitor Centre, Chapel, Skittle Alley, and Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College.

Content is delivered entirely in British Sign Language by expert BSL tour guide Alan Murray MBE. The tour will not be interpreted into spoken English.

Approximate timings:
11:00am - 11:15am Visitor Centre
11:15am - 11:30am Watergates
11:15am - 11:30am Lower Grand Square
11:15am - 11:30am  Upper Grand Square
11:30am - 12 noon Chapel (vestibule & portico only)
12 noon - 1:00pm Lunch – 15% off in the Painted Hall cafe
1:00pm - 1:40pm Painted Hall (Vestibule, Lower Hall, Upper Hall)
1:45pm - 2:00pm Skittle Alley

This tour is not easily accessible for wheelchairs or those who struggle with walking distances of 100-200 metres between stops. 
For mobility support or planning, contact teamleader@ornc.org before booking and they will do the necessary to accommodate you.

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£5.00 per ticket
Child (Under 16)Free

* Includes both morning and afternoon tours

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  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • British Sign Language

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Smoking not allowed


Map & Directions

BSL All-Through Tour (Delivered entirely in British Sign Language)

Type:Guided Tour

Meeting Point: Painted Hall Cafe, Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NN
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