Greenwich is a unique mix of all things London.
This riverside neighborhood offers plenty of history everywhere you look. There is the Cutty Sark ship, The Royal Observatory, the National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House. This means that incredible, classic architecture is in full flow. Related: A Local’s Guide to Two Days in London
Lovely greenery surrounds many of these grand sites – Greenwich is indeed home to its own Royal park. There are plenty of scenic walks to choose from, supplemented by the incredible views nearly everywhere you look. Related: A Guided Walk through London’s Hampstead Village
You can view the city of London from so many vantage points, including from many along the riverside. There are plenty of pubs along the river to choose for a pit stop.
Greenwich Market is also well worth a wander though – there’s plenty of choice for food & drink, clothes, art, and trinkets. On the highstreet, you’ll find some decent restaurants as well as a multi-story art gallery. Related: 17 Things to Do & Eat in London Bridge
In terms of public transport, the nearest tube station is North Greenwich, and there are a couple of convenient DLR stations.
Ten Things to do in Greenwich, London
- Greenwich Market
- Cutty Sark
- The Queen’s House
- Eat at The Old Brewery
- Afternoon tea at the Fan Museum
- Walk around the Naval College
- Relax and Explore Greenwich Park
- Go to the Meridian Line
- Walk along the Thames Riverside
- Walk through Blackheath