Do our Big Day Out visitor trail

So you want to do it all in one day? Here are our top picks for your ultimate Greenwich experience!

We'll start the day under the gleaming hull of the magnificent Cutty Sark, explore tempestous times in London past with our Samuel Pepys exhibition and drop in on Nelson before heading up to stand on the Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory. There you'll also find the clocks that changed time itself and enjoy a planetarium show as one of our expert astronomers takes you on a journey across the Universe. Finally end the day with the best view of London there is. Don't forget your camera!

Starting the day at the Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark

Stand under the gleaming copper hull, meet the crew and take the wheel on one of the most famous ships ever built.

Afternoon tea at Cutty Sark's Even Keel cafe

After exploring the ship and meeting the characters on board, relax and enjoy the British tradition of afternoon tea. Located underneath the world’s sole surviving tea clipper, the Cutty Sark café is a great place to relax as well as being in a unique setting of underneath the original hull of this spectacular ship.

On to the National Maritime Museum

Take a leisuirely stroll through Greenwich Park


See some of London's most iconic architecture at the Queen's House by Inigo Jones and the Royal Observatory Greenwich by Christopher Wren, plus stunning modern architecture at London's only planetarium.

Royal Museums Greenwich

Greenwich Park is said to be the most historic of all London’s Royal Parks, the National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory and the Queen's House are situated in its grounds.

Finish your big day out at the Royal Observatory

Image of Prime Meridian Greenwich

Stand on the historic Prime Meridian of the World at Royal Observatory Greenwich, the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

View of Greenwich Park, National Maritime Museum and Queen's House

For the very best natural view of the city there is, come to Greenwich.