Day out in Greenwich
The home to a world class market, Greenwich Mean Time and tonnes of Great British maritime history.
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A speedy sailing ship
Come aboard and uncover what life was like on Cutty Sark, the last remaining tea clipper and one of the fastest ships in the world. During the 19th century clipper ships would compete to see who could get the first crop of fresh tea from China to the UK and Cutty Sark was one of the main contenders. Since 1954 the ship has called Greenwich home and was conserved between 2007 and 2012.
Fab for foodies
Discover fashion, food, antiques and more, from all around the world in London’s only historic market set within a World Heritage site – Greenwich Market. Featuring quaint, cobbled lanes and a wide selection of vendors this is the perfect spot for a quick bite to eat or a leisurely stroll
Tea before the train home
Looking for the perfect family restaurant for a meal before boarding your train home? Look no further than Rivington. Located just a short walk from the station, Rivington has a wide selection of British classics making use of seasonal ingredients sourced from all over the British Isles and Ireland.
See how Britain ruled the waves
A mecca of history, culture, and wonder, The National Maritime Museum takes you through the past, present, and future of the world’s oceans and navigation. See the bullet-hole in the uniform Lord Nelson was wearing at the Battle of Trafalgar in the Nelson, Navy, Nation gallery and the incredibly detailed Ship in a Bottle by Yinka Shonibare.