Cycle routes

Cycling to Greenwich

Greenwich especially welcomes those who use environmentally-friendly means of travel. Cycle racks are provided in the museum car park in Park Row. There are cycle paths in Greenwich Park for access to the Royal Observatory.

The London Cycle Guides illustrate the local routes in London (guide 11 shows the Greenwich area). Copies can be ordered online from the Transport for London website or by phone on +44 (0)20 7222 1234.

Greenwich is a key junction on the National Cycle Network. Some of each route on the approaches to Greenwich is on attractive traffic-free routes through parks alongside the rivers Thames, Lea and Ravensbourne.

National Cycle Route 1

Dover, Canterbury, Rochester, Dartford, Thames Barrier, Greenwich, Canary Wharf, Lea Valley (Chingford) (Waltham Cross), Hertford and then north to Edinburgh, John o'Groats and beyond.

National Cycle Route 4

Greenwich, Southwark, Putney, Hampton Court, Reading, Bath, Swansea, Fishguard.

National Cycle Route 21

(Greenwich), Deptford, Lewisham, Beckenham, Reigate, Crawley, Eastbourne (Brighton)

Further information on National Cycle Routes can be found on the Sustrans website.