Greenwich town centre

Greenwich overview

Greenwich town centre is a unique and world-renowned visitor destination, situated within a designated World Heritage Site - Maritime Greenwich.

Greenwich has much to offer both local people and tourists, including award-winning museums and visitor attractions, stunning riverside walks and breathtaking views from the Royal Park.

Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site


Greenwich has a regular train service linking it to Cannon Street and London Bridge.

There are two Docklands Light Railway stations within the town centre - Greenwich and Cutty Sark. These offer fast services into Canary Wharf and the City.

Road access to and from Greenwich is via the A205 and the A2, and links from the Blackwall Tunnel.

A good service of buses run to south and south-east London, with easy access to North Greenwich and The O2.

Greenwich Pier offers both commuter and leisure services to central London and Woolwich.

Greenwich Foot Tunnel also provides easy pedestrian access to the Docklands area.

Shopping and markets

With over 80 independent shops and three distinct markets all within an easy walking distance, Greenwich is an ideal shopping destination for those looking for something different.

The famous Greenwich Market is home to a huge collection of interesting and unusual shops and stalls. At the weekend, the Village Market and the Clocktower Market sell antiques and collectables.

Creek Road is where you will find specialist and exciting shops where you can buy fantastic retro and kitsch goods or pick up that must have vintage outfit. You can even select a luxury accessory for your four-legged friend.

Over on Royal Hill there are shops selling fresh produce alongside imaginative pubs and restaurants.

Culture, entertainment and dining

For those seeking evening entertainment, Greenwich offers a wealth of arts, comedy, dance, cinema and theatre venues as well as a wide range of contemporary bars, chic restaurants and cafes.

Contact Greenwich Town Centre Manager

Room 104 The Mews Office,
Old Royal Naval College,
SE10 9LW

020 8921 8688