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London Maritime Greenwich

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Greenwich in this excursion from London

ABOUT THE London Maritime Greenwich

Step into the vibrant tapestry of Greenwich's storied past with our captivating Greenwich Walking Tour! Journey to the UNESCO World Heritage site by boat with a cruise along the Thames river, traveling there as the Tudor kings and queens would have done. Join our expert guides as we traverse through centuries of history, uncovering hidden gems and iconic landmarks along the way.


Our adventure begins at Greenwich Pier, where the echoes of London's seafaring heritage resound. From the UNESCO World Heritage site to the historical connections with the Royal Navy and British royalty, prepare to be immersed in tales of maritime glory and regal intrigue. Embark on a boat cruise and admire Greenwich as it was meant to be seen - from the river!

Next, we'll set sail for The Cutty Sark, a legendary tea clipper steeped in history and adventure where you will be able to explore the decks of this majestic ship. Continue the journey at the Old Royal Naval College and admire intricate carvings of brave Admirals. 

Our journey then leads us to The Water Gate, where the echoes of Tudor royalty and intrigue beckon. From Henry VIII's jousting mishaps to Anne Boleyn's fateful journey, every step reveals a new chapter in the royal saga.

Marvel at the splendid architecture of Wren's ORNC and visit the Chapel. From the Queen's House to the National Maritime Museum, there is something for everyone!

Finally, reach the summit at General Wolfe's statue and behold the unparalleled panorama of London. As the city sprawls beneath you, relive the legendary tale of conquest and courage that shaped the course of history. Conclude your journey at the iconic Royal Observatory, where time and space converge. Stand on the meridian line for a timeless photo op and witness the iconic Red Ball time signal marking one o'clock.

With so much to discover and explore, our Greenwich Walking Tour promises an unforgettable adventure through the heart of London's rich history and timeless beauty. Join us and let the stories of Greenwich's past come alive with every step. Book your spot now and embark on a journey unlike any other!

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The Sundial at Tower Hill

  • Gain a deeper understanding of London's history as a seaport at the Greenwich Pier
  • Delve into tales of the sea at the historic ship The Cutty Sark and the Old Royal Naval College
  • Learn about England's Royal family - from bravery to scandals
  • Marvel at some of the UNESCO World Heritage site's best architecture
  • Enjoy the best view of London
  • Discover the meridian line and enjoy this unmissable photo opportunity
Inclusions & exclusions
What’s included
  • Boat cruise to Greenwich
What’s not included
  • Transportation by train
  • Return journey to London
  • Food and drinks
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Experience the history of Greenwich with an expert local guide!


Day Trips and Excursions focus on a particular area or district of a city, a certain aspect of its history or culture, or take you outside the city on a day trip. Excursions are perfect for those who have enjoyed an introduction to the city and wish to delve deeper into the stories the city has to offer. These tours often venture further afield and make use of local public transport.

As with the Free Tour, Day Trips and Excursions are provided by local freelance guides in partnership with SANDEMANs NEW Europe, who bring their personal flair and expert knowledge to these specifically themed tours. Select tours have a fixed ticket price - we recommend purchasing your ticket in advance, either during a Free Tour or online.

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