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Royal Artillery Barracks in Pictures

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Greenwich Park

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Greenwich Park
Royal Artillery Museum
The Thames Barrier
 

 

The London port of Woolwich has a long military history, and so it is highly apt that the Royal Artillery Barracks should host the Olympic shooting events for London 2012.

 
 

The venue

 
Royal Artillery Barracks

Royal Artillery Barracks

 

Located on the edge of Woolwich Common and close by to Greenwich Park, the historic Barracks were built in 1776 and boast the country's longest Georgian facade.

 
 
 

From an aerial perspective

 
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Royal Artillery Barracks

Royal Artillery Barracks

Four temporary indoor ranges for Pistol and Rifle events will be built together with outdoor shotgun ranges for Trap and Skeet events - as well as a 62ft-high safety screen. Grandstands seating up to 7,500 spectators will be erected for each range.

 
 
 

Sporting events

 
Sporting events

Sporting events

 

Olympic Events

Shooting
28th July - 6th August

Paralympic Events

Shooting
30th August - 4th September

Archery
30th August - 5th September

 
 
 

Nearby Food and Drink

 
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Gaucho - O2

Gaucho - O2

The Royal Artillery Barracks shooting venue is situated in Woolwich in South London. Despite its lack of proximity to central London, there are plenty of bars, restaurants and things to do within easy reach.

Restaurants

Gaucho - O2

  • 19 minutes from Woolwich Arsenal Station - DLR to Canning Town, then Jubilee Line to  North Greenwich
  • Famed Argentine steakhouse 
Giraffe 
  • Family friendly restaurant that's a hit with younger visitors
  • 9 minutes from Woolwich Arsenal to Blackheath (rail)
Chapters
  • 9 minutes from Woolwich Arsenal to Blackheath (rail)
Pubs/Bars

Davy's Wine Bar

  • 22 minutes from Woolwich Arsenal - DLR to Canning Town then Jubilee Line to Canary Wharf

 
 
 

Nearby Attractions

 

Attractions

The Thames Barrier

  • Riverside exhibition
  • Free to enter from July 26th to September 9th
Firepower: The Royal Artillery Museum
  • Discover the story of the weaponry that used to be housed at Woolwich 
Greenwich Park 
  • Large green expanse, 10 minutes from Woolwich Arsenal to Maze Hill (rail)

 
 
 

Travel

 
London Underground and Rail services

London Underground and Rail services

 

There are numerous options to take when travelling to the Royal Artillery Barracks. Driving is not advised due to the high levels of traffic and restricted parking.

Overground Stations

National Rail and Docklands Light Railway services will run to: 
Woolwich Arsenal - a short walk away from the venue site

 
 
Sophie Wallace

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Sophie Wallace

1st October 2014

 

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