Whether you are new to Greenwich or looking to explore more of its beauty and culture, here's our top 5 must-see places right on your doorstep....
- Royal Park
Greenwich is the oldest enclosed Royal Park, stretching 183 acres and home to a small herd of deer. On top of a hill, you can enjoy sweeping views across the river Thames and Central London.
- The Rose Garden
The Rose Garden was originally planted in 1960-61. It was enlarged and replanted in 1993-4 at which time it was enclosed on a yew hedge. The beds are laid out in a semi-circular design and planted predominantly with hybrid tea and floribunda roses.
- Greenwich Foot Tunnel
The Greenwich Foot Tunnel crosses beneath the River Thames in East London, linking Greenwich in the south with the Isle of Dogs to the north. The 'Friends of Greenwich and Woolwich foot tunnels' were established in September 2013.
- Greenwich Pier
Greenwich Pier is on the River Thames in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, London. It is operated by the London River Services and called at by various river cruise operators, mostly operating public cruise services to and from Central London.
- Greenwich Market
Greenwich Market is packed full of unique and distinctive arts and crafts. Well known for its designer makers and small cottage industries, customers have access to items that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
By Bill Wu