Welcome to Greenwich
Greenwich is set alongside the River Thames in SE London, the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site is a famous visitor that includes the Old Royal Naval College, National Maritime Museum and Cutty Sark,. Greenwich will be awarded prime Royal Borough status in 2012 and will also be a host borough for the London 2012 Olympic. Situated  just 20 minutes from central London it is easily reached via the Docklands Light Railway alighting at Cutty Sark.


Shopping in Greenwich

Central London is just 15 minutes away if the local shopping facilities do not suit you. There is an amazing shop of historical timekeeping and navigation just 5 minues away from the museum.


Shopping in Greenwich

If you’re going shopping in Greenwich there are many great shops, from high street chains to local independent stores.

Greenwich is full of creativity and, due to the many designer-maker independent shops in and around the city centre, is just the area to find something really unique and different.

Visitors to the antique days at Greenwich Market (Tues, Thurs, Fri) can go through the 40 stalls and visit the nearby antique shops that sell antique, 20th century, decorative, restored and custom-made pieces. Bigger pieces can be shipped.

Retail therapy

If you’re hoping to buy things to make yourself look great there are several clothes stores as well as hairdressers and nail salons. If you’re unsatisfied with your teeth and are after digital smile designing, there are plenty of good treatments for that too.

There are loads of things to do in Greenwich. Climb over the top of the most popular entertainment venue on earth, fly in a cable car over the river, land an airliner in a brilliant flight simulator, stand at the beginning of time, go down the river in a fast boat, wander around some world-class museums or simply walk in the park or along the river.


Upcoming Greenwich Events 2019

Welcome to the history of Maritime Greenwich website, where you can find information about and services that are available to residents, businesses, visitors and tourists. We are committed to promoting equality, and the quality of life for all our citizens, individuals and travellers.

For more information regarding the old Greenwich Maritime website please contact the Greenwich Tourist Information Centre on 0870 608 2000 or tic@greenwich.gov.uk.

Welcome to the History of Maritime Greenwich website. Choosing a cruise along the River Thames gives you the opportunity to enjoy London's wonderful sights and encapsulates the beauty of London.

The Greenwich Maritime Museum, the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, and the House of Parliament are just some of the historical sites that you can see during the journey on the cruise.

Please contact our History of Maritime Greenwich experts for more information.