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history walk

Unique guided walking tour of Greenwich

history walk

Unique guided walking tour of Greenwich

2 reviews
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks
Hosted in
English
history walk

Unique guided walking tour of Greenwich

history walk

Unique guided walking tour of Greenwich

2 reviews
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

We will start our tour outside the Cutty Sark ship by the Cutty Sark station (Outside the entrance to the shop), with some interesting facts on this historic old ship on display - once the fastest sailing ship in the world. We then head on to the Old Royal Naval College, one of the most famous and scenic riverside views in the world, with its gorgeous buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren, 300 years ago. You will discover how the place has evolved over time. We'll then walk up to the pristine and elegant Queen's House, taking in beautiful views across the river, and learn about its incredible history as one of the earliest buildings still standing in Greenwich. Then, we'll walk up through lovely parklands to the Greenwich Observatory, where an amazing historical story unfolds - You will see the historic source of the Prime Meridian of the world, Longitude 0° 0' 0''. The world's prime meridian marks the divide between the eastern and western hemispheres. By this, you can then take incredible photos of the amazing views of London (get your friends and family jealous on Instagram)! Finally, we'll then walk back down and finish at Greenwich market for some FREE tasty samples of British fudge, along with a chance to check out all the clothes, art, food and drinks market stalls.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Your host

Learn more about William

William

I’ve lived in Greenwich for several years and am an original Londoner, born and bred. I have also worked as an English teacher and as a tourist information officer for Canterbury Cathedral (speaking English, French and German). Along with good people & presenting skills, I offer a great depth of historical context to the places we will visit, along with some interesting funny/interesting facts about Greenwich. Expect to learn lots whilst have fun and get a top overview of Greenwich, along with plenty of recommendations.

What's included

Drinks
There will be spare water in case you forget yours.

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Where you'll be

1. Cutty sark ship - An amazing and historic old ship on display, once the fastest sailing ship in the world 2. Old Royal Naval College - Gorgeous buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren 300 years ago 3. The Queen's house - Former royal residence built between 1616 and 1635 in Greenwich 4. Greenwich famous park 5. Greenwich Observatory - It played a major role in the history of astronomy and navigation. 6. Greenwich Market

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend. Parents/guardians must accompany children under the ages of 16.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Please text 07849023046 with any questions. There is no insurance cover for the walking trip.
William
Unique guided walking tour of Greenwich
2 reviews
£10/person
2 reviews
£10/person