This walk will introduce you to the historic tea clipper the Cutty Sark, the baroque masterpiece of the Old Royal Naval College, the Queen’s House representing the former Royal Palace at Greenwich, the unique National Maritime Museum, the glorious Royal Park and Royal Observatory and its crucial role in the discovery of longitude and the Greenwich zero degree Meridian. Events and closures depending, the tour also includes a brief visit into one of the splendid interiors along our way.
A comprehensive and entertaining tour of the Greenwich World Heritage Site. We will introduce you to the historic tea clipper the Cutty Sark, the baroque masterpiece of the Old Royal Naval College, the Queen’s House representing the former Royal Palace at Greenwich, the unique National Maritime Museum, the glorious Royal Park and Royal Observatory and its crucial role in the discovery of longitude and the Greenwich zero degree Meridian. Events and closures depending, the tour also includes a brief visit into one of the splendid interiors along our way. This walk starts gently but includes a steep hill. 1mile+.
Royal Connections Tour
Discover how British monarchs from the 1500s to today have helped to shape the Greenwich Royal Heritage Site. It is not only their involvement and leadership in war and science which played a crucial role. On this fun tour we also discover how their whims, fancies even arguments also influenced fine details of the architectural plans, how they lived and loved at the Palace of Placentia (Pleasure) and how they entertained the world, in real life and in the world of film. This walk starts gently but includes a steep hill. 1mile+.
Waves, Whaling and Wideboys - Greenwich Going East Tour
We shall explore the Greenwich riverside East of the Old Royal Naval College by including its past industries, historic buildings and some of its people and modern development. There shall be references to sea-going adventures on the waves, such as fishing and of course the laying of cables to carry a different type of wave, and the whaling enterprise of the Enderby family. And finally of the wideboys of which there are always a few. This walk is normally a linear walk ending in East Greenwich at Enderby Wharf. 1mile+.
A fascinating walk around Greenwich, taking in the town’s ancient connections with the sea and the Royal Navy but also diving into alley ways and secret corners. We’ll explore St Alfege’s Church, local businesses both historic and current and hear tales of how ordinary people lived and worked in the area. Including a historic coaching inn and the earliest suburban railway in the UK, this tour will reveal why Greenwich was and still is a major destination for visitors. With enough advanced notice, this tour can conclude at a pub or restaurant of your choosing. 0.5 miles.
2 hours £125 per guide max 20 people per guide
This is a fun introductory tour to Greenwich Royal Park - a delightful playground for Tudor and Stuart monarchs of the 1500s and 1600s. Touching on the vestiges of Roman and Saxon settlement in the area, we’ll also discover ingenious engineering, statues to the great and good, a Bridgerton residence, Roman and Saxon remains, ancient trees and how a former slave came to live in what became a Royal residence for a discarded Queen. The Park has also been a place for ordinary Londoners to relax and play – sometimes a little raucously! 1.5 miles+.
Although clients generally find one of our pre-planned tours as shown above ticks all their boxes, we are more than happy to discuss your particular needs and help you plan your day in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
If you've got the time, stay here all day! There's so much to do and see. And Greenwich has some great places to eat and drink when you want to have a rest from exploring.
We can meet you anywhere and even come and get you from Central London and accompany to Greenwich if this helps.
Depending on your priorities and interests, we can help you plan your day so that you make the most of your visit.
We can access group discounts for entry to sites such as the Royal Observatory Greenwich, the Cutty Sark and the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College.
With enough notice we can suggest and help you book somewhere to eat or drink.