Visit Greenwich from Canada

Greenwich is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in one of London’s royal parks. It is the perfect day out to discover British maritime history, art and architecture.

Top reasons to visit Greenwich

1
Climb aboard Cutty Sark

Climb

Aboard Cutty Sark, the world’s sole-surviving tea clipper. Meet the crew and experience what life was like on board this famous ship.

2
View of Greenwich Park

Explore

Greenwich Royal Park with breathtaking panoramic views across London from the Royal Observatory, home of Greenwich Mean Time.

3
Nelson's jacket at the National Maritime Museum

Discover

Epic stories of exploration and endeavour that have shaped our world today at the National Maritime Museum

Plan your visit

Tickets and prices
Day Explorer from £23.65
Open daily 10am - 5pm
Including Bank Holidays. Closing times may vary.

Discover everything you need to know if you're visiting Greenwich from Canada. For general Visit Greenwich information, click here.

One stunning location, four world-class attractions 

  • Royal Observatory: The home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the famous world Meridian Line

  • Cutty Sark: Climb aboard the world's oldest surviving tea clipper and experience what life was like on board

  • National Maritime Museum: Free London museum entry to the world’s largest maritime collection

  • Queens House: Free entry to a former royal residence and architectural masterpiece packed with world-class art

Eating and drinking in Greenwich

Greenwich is full of all sorts of places to eat, including traditional and modern British pubs, restaurants, cafés and bars. Here are some of our favourites:

  • Greenwich Market is home to food stalls serving up delicious dishes from around the world, vegan treats and freshly roasted coffee.
  • The Parkside Café & Terrace at the National Maritime Museum is the perfect place to sit outside and enjoy views of the park while enjoying a glass of wine and a delicious hot meal. There is a special children’s menu too.
  • Looking for a classic British dish? Head to Goddard’s at Greenwich. A family-run business since 1890, Goddard’s pies include minced beef, steak and ale and cheese and onion, all served with mash.
  • Experience an afternoon tea like no other underneath Cutty Sark. Visit the ship to learn about the famous tea clipper, built to transport tea to Britain. Then enjoy a traditional Cutty Sark afternoon tea underneath the ship. Pre-booking is required.

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Shopping in Greenwich

Shop for gifts and souvenirs in the shops and boutiques that line the streets of Greenwich. Browse the antiques and curiosities in Greenwich Market and find vintage records, clothes and homewares in the Vintage Market.
 
Visit our online shop for a great selection of guidebooks, clocks, telescopes, souvenirs and gifts for children. 

Top things to do in Greenwich 

Whether you're visiting London for a week or a weekend, Greenwich is a must-see. Here is a list to put on your 'must-see' list.

Top 10 things to do in Greenwich

  • Stand at the home of time on the Meridian Line, where east meets west
  • See the breath-taking view from the top of Greenwich Royal Park 
  • Visit the world's sole surviving tea clipper, Cutty Sark and enjoy afternoon tea
  • Explore the history of life on the sea at the National Maritime Museum
  • See the beautiful Tulip Staircase and world-class art collection in the Queen's House
  • Browse Greenwich Market

Getting to Greenwich

Click here for quick and easy directions for travelling to Royal Museums Greenwich, including public transport details, addresses and journey times from London.

How to get to Greenwich

 

All you need to know about visiting Royal Museums Greenwich

What our visitors say

'Loved this - first time in years and the new set up is a winner. More information, better layout and content.'
GogsGraham from Banff, Trip Advisor
'A very interesting ship exhibit. You can walk through the ship on different levels to get a good feel for what the sailors went through when transporting goods.'
Senior F from Toronto, Trip Advisor