Greenwich: A walk to the place of time


The walk through the old “village” of Greenwich includes historic alleyways, the Observatory, naval heritage sites and haunted locations.


A Walk Beyond Time And Place

Being one of the most beautiful parts of London, Greenwich has a lot to offer. On this walk you will not only discover its lanes, the riverfront and the famous park, but also travel back in time. Greenwich is the centre of time not only in London and if you have followed my walks and talks and tales, you know that the title LONDON BEYOND TIME AND PLACE is the motto of not only everything I do in London, but London’s motto in general. So travel with me through time to the Cutty Sark, the Royal Naval College, the National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House, and of course the old observatory, from which you not only have a brilliant view down the hill across East London, but can also stand on and step over the brass strip that marks the zero meridian of longitude. I promise you a fascinating walk. Let’s go.

A self-guided walk from the Isle of Dogs to Greenwich and Blackheath

This self-guided Greenwich walk through 500 years of British history comes as a downloadable guide book that includes photographs and maps.

The tour

Start: Crossharbour DLR Station

End: Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich Station (DLR)

Duration: Approximately 2 hours 15 minutes

The self-guided Greenwich Walk includes:

  • A ley line running through Mudchute Park and Millwall Park, where we meet a “Woman and fish”
  • A walk through the eerie Greenwich foot tunnel
  • “Cutty Sark”, The Royal Naval College, The National Maritime Museum and other naval heritage sites
  • The Queen’s House and more haunted locations
  • A step over the meridian at The Royal Observatory
  • The brilliant view from the General Wolfe statue in Greenwich Park
  • A Hawksmoor church and the historic alleyways of the old “village” of Greenwich




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