The London Borough of Greenwich lies on the south bank of the Thames. Rich in maritime history, Greenwich also has an outstanding architectural heritage. Many of its buildings are designed by well known English architects, including the Royal Naval College, the National Maritime Museum and the Royal Observatory built by Sir Christopher Wren for King Charles II. At the Royal Observatory visitors can stand astride Longitude Zero with one foot in the eastern and the other in the western hemisphere. The borough enjoys many royal connections and within its boundaries are two former Royal Palaces and two royal dockyards. Additional visitor attractions include Greenwich Market, the Cutty Sark - the oldest surviving tea and wool clipper, The O2 and the Thames Barrier. Greenwich can be reached in 15 minutes by train from central London, or via a leisurely 45 minute cruise from Westminster or Charing Cross Piers.
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King William Walk, SE10 | 4 minutes from Greenwich
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173-185 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 11 minutes from Greenwich
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London > Attractions > Museums
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Greenwich Park, SE10 | 3 minutes from Greenwich
The £15 million Peter Harrison Planetarium opened in 2007, a beautiful cone-shaped addition to the Royal Observatory designed by architects Allies and Morrison. This 120-seat, state-of-the-art ... More
London > Events > Seasonal Dates: Friday 31st October 2014
Greenwich Market, College Approach, SE10 | 5 minutes from Greenwich
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Entertainment near Greenwich
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 13 minutes from Greenwich
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
The Pepys Building, The Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 4 minutes from Greenwich
A mix of experimental brewery, cafe, restaurant and heritage site, the Grade II listed Old Brewery is a seven days a week operation. It's also only ... More
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.7 miles from Greenwich
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4.3 miles from Greenwich
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 28 minutes from Greenwich
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No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 37 minutes from Greenwich
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Halloween Spooktacular Family Fun Day
Kids Events | On 31st October 2014
The Queen's House 3 minutes walk from Greenwich
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