Greenwich is a historic town in South East London on the River Thames about 3 miles downstream from Tower Bridge.
Greenwich has a long association with shipping and the Old Royal Naval College and National Maritime Museum sit beside the river in the centre of the town. Just beside them is the Cutty Sark – the last surviving tea clipper, currently being restored after the fire of 2007. Up on the hill above Greenwich is the royal observatory and museum.
One of London’s thriving breweries – the Meantime Brewing Company is located up towards the Greenwich peninsula. Their website announces that they are 29 seconds east of the Greenwich Meridian.
Getting to Greenwich
The main part of Greenwich is not on the London Underground network but is easily accessible by South East Trains from London Bridge and Charing Cross. The area up on the Greenwich Peninsula towards The O2 arena is served by North Greenwich tube station on the Jubilee Line. There are many bus routes that operate in this area and there is a bus station at North Greenwich tube station.
68 River Way, London SE10 0BE
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