Things to do in Greenwich
Up at the O2
Distance: 1.72 miles
Prepare yourself for a breathtaking new experience, with a 90 minute walk across the roof of The O2, with spectacular 360 degree views of London from the viewing platform on top of the world’s most popular entertainment venue.
Emirates Airline Cable Car
Distance: 1.43 miles
Enjoy a brand new experience in London, with the Emirates Airline Cable Car, connecting Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks. The journey over the River Thames takes 5 minutes and provides fantastic views over London.
Distance: 0.36 miles
The River Thames, travelling from the Cotswolds to London, is the longest river in England, so why not enjoy a relaxing walk, hire a boat, try fishing, or just sit and enjoy one of the many pubs and restaurants along its banks! You could also take a trip down to The Thames Barrier, one of the world’s largest movable flood barriers.
Distance: 1.67 miles
Located in Greenwich, The O2 is one of the world's most popular entertainment venues. The venue includes an indoor arena, a cinema and a vast array of bars and restaurants, scattered along an indoor street.
Distance: 1.81 miles
Do not miss a trip to Canary Wharf, with the tall tower blocks that make up London’s impressive skyline. This is also a brilliant place for shopping, visual arts, events or just sitting down for something to eat and drink.
Distance: 3.49 miles
Walk along one of the most iconic bridges in London taking in the views from river to bank-side and the historical, infamous buildings surrounding the bridge. Historically called the Pool of London, London Bridge is a celebrated, vibrant, rich in history, area of London and has been the background to some of the most recent huge events in the UK this century.
Tower Bridge Experience
Distance: 3.43 miles
Walk across the world’s most famous bridge, over the River Thames, to take in the stunning views of London, plus, in the Tower Bridge Experience, learn more about its history and creation.
National Maritime Museum
Distance: 0.1 miles
Enjoy a visit to the world’s largest maritime museum and discover 500 years of Britain’s history with the world at sea. View the large collections, listen to personal stories, fire a cannon and even get the chance to steer a ship.
Distance: 0.36 miles
Take a trip to the Royal Observatory, situated in Greenwich Park, overlooking the River Thames. The Royal Observatory has played a large role in the history of astronomy and navigation and is best know as the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the world.
Fan Museum Cutty Sark
Distance: 0.23 miles
The Fan Museum is the first and only museum in the world devoted in its entirety to all aspects of the ancient art and craft of the fan. It has been described as "an architectural and artistic gem" and as "an oasis of tranquility".
Old Royal Naval College
Distance: 0.21 miles
Walk to the Old Royal Naval College, a World Heritage Site in Greenwich, which is one of the finest examples of English architecture. The site is managed by a foundation, looking after the buildings, so visitors can experience their magnificence. You can also learn more about the history and join in with some of the events taking place.
Eltham Palace and Gardens
Distance: 3.28 miles
Be enchanted by English Heritage’s Eltham Palace and Gardens, built in 1930’s. This is also the childhood home of Henry VIII. Admire the Art Deco architecture, explore the magnificent rooms and beautiful gardens, with plenty of room for a picnic.
Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford City
Distance: 4.33 miles
Take a trip to Stratford City for a day of shopping at Westfield Shopping Centre, with lots of big name fashion brands and various dining options for everyone’s tastes. It is one of the largest urban shopping centres in Europe, so it has everything you need for a fun day out.
Distance: 5.71 miles
Treat yourself to a night out, with a vast array of theatrical, musical and art events in the West End of London. There are also a number of restaurants to choose from to suit all tastes.