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Greenwich London Greenwich is about 6 miles south of Charing Cross, Westminster, generally accepted as the place for measuring the distance to and from London. It lies on the south bank of the River Thames, best known for its maritime history and as the location of Greenwich Mean Time. If you are flying to/from London, Stanstead airport is about 30 miles from Greenwich, Gatwick airport is about 25 miles and London city airport is about 2 miles. Your nearest mainline rail link to Greenwich is North Greenwich station and it is about 8 miles from Victoria Coach station. If you intend to travel on the London Tube/Underground, please use the

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  • North Greenwich Station, 5 Millennium Way, LONDON, SE10 0PH. Jubilee line.
  • Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich underground station on DLR line.
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  • Maze Hill, Tom Smith Close, London SE10 9XG.
  • Greenwich, Greenwich High Road, London SE10 8JQ.

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Attractions The Thames Barrier. The Thames Barrier is the world's second largest movable flood barrier, and was built to counter London's vulnerability to flooding. The structure is located on the River Thames at Woolwich. About 2 miles east of Greenwich.

The Thames Barrier

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Attractions Wernher Collection At Ranger’s House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath, London SE10 8QX. Tel: 020 8853 0035. Ranger’s House is home to the Wernher Collection – a magnificent collection of medieval and Renaissance works of art assembled by the diamond magnate Sir Julius Wernher in the late 19th and early 20th century. The London Wernher collection features nearly 700 works of art including early religious paintings and Dutch Old Masters, minute carved Gothic ivories and Renaissance treasures. Each beautifully crafted object reveals as much about art as it does about Sir Julius’ eclectic tastes, and his place within the collecting world of the nouveaux riches in late 19th century London. South of Greenwich Park. Gain free entry to The Wernher Collection at Ranger’s House – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

The Wernher Collection at Ranger’s House

Attractions National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF. Tel: 020 8858 4422. Admission to the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory and the Queen’s House is free. Donations from satisfied visitors help us to improve our displays and services. Charges apply to some special events and exhibitions within the Museum, Royal Observatory and the Queen's House. www.nmm.ac.uk. Location: In the centre of Greenwich.

National Maritime Museum

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Attractions Cutty Sark, Cutty Sark Gardens, King William Walk, Greenwich, London SE10 9BG. Tel: 020 8858 3445. As one of the best-loved London tourist attractions, the Cutty Sark was preserved as a memorial to the many seafarers who lost their lives at war on the high seas. She is an evocative and impressive vessel who still retains most of her original construction and materials. As one of the most famous Greenwich attractions, she is part of the World Heritage Site and has seen over 15 million visitors since she was restored and opened to the public. Her story begins in the 1870s and reflects the importance of overseas trade for Britain throughout our history. Fire damaged in May 2007. The temporary exhibition normally accessed with your London Pass may be unavailable. In Greenwich. Gain free entry to Cutty Sark – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

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Attractions Eltham Palace, Court Yard, London, SE9 5QE. Tel: 020 8294 2548. Henry VIII grew up here. In 1933 the palace was bought by Stephen and Virginia Courtauld, who restored the Great Hall and built their adjoining Art Deco home. Please check the main English Heritage website for the latest information on opening times at Eltham Palace. (Photo (c) English Heritage). elthampalace.org.uk. english-heritage.org.uk. About 3 miles south east of Greenwich. Gain free entry to Eltham Palace – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Eltham Palace

Attractions Charlton Athletic FC, The Valley, Floyd Road, Charlton, SE7 8BL. Tel: 020-8333-4000. www.cafc.co.uk. About 2 miles east of Greenwich.

Charlton Athletic FC

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Attractions Fan Museum, 12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich, London SE10 8ER. Tel: 020 8858 7879. The pieces on permanent display are intricate and beautiful works of craftsmanship – you can learn how such artefacts were crafted according to the time period and even enjoy a walk around the Japanese Garden of tranquillity afterwards. This Greenwich Museum also contains a permanent collection of 3,500 fans and the superb Hélène Alexander collection. In Greenwich. Gain free entry to Fan Museum – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Fan Museum

Attractions Docklands Raceway, 3 Herringham Road, Charlton, SE7 8NJ. Tel: Tel: 020 7833 1000. www.theraceway.com. Our clients are treated to bespoke racing attire, high-speed 270cc karts, banked corners, smooth tarmac racing surfaces, health club style locker rooms & showers, outstanding catering facilities and designer bars. South of the Thames Barrier about 1 mile from Greenwich.

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Attractions City Cruises Thames River Cruise. Tel: 020 77 400 400. See and experience the sights and splendour of this great city from the relaxed comfort of a City Cruises modern, all-weather, wheelchair-friendly RiverLinerTM with open upper decks and spacious lower saloons with panoramic windows. There is a pier at Greenwich. Gain free entry to City Cruises Thames – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass. The London Pass offers a Red River Rover ticket, allowing you to hop on and hop off any of the city cruises boats all day.

City Cruises Thames

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