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Private Greenwich Tour

Explore the finest and most important buildings in England
  • Explore the blueprint of a Tudor palace
  • Private Tour; you choose the date and time
  • Qualified London Guide
90 mins circular tour
Not step-free
Private walking tour

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Greenwich was for centuries the ceremonial entrance to the capital from the river. It was the site of one the most important Tudor palaces, and later of the Royal Naval Hospital where a collection of the greatest names in English architecture worked, including Wren and Hawksmoor. The presence of the palace, and then the sailors ensured a rich and various history for the town.

Greenwich has the character of a village, with its compact riverside location. But this was the gateway to London, and possesses some the finest buildings in England. In the middle of the hospital is the Queen’s House, which introduced Italian renaissance architecture to England, and in the park is the Royal Observatory, where Charles II’s Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed mapped the night sky.

Explore the blueprint of Tudor Greenwich Palace, find out about Greenwich’s importance in the history of science, and its deep connections with British naval history.

Your Guide: Ian McDiarmid

Private Greenwich Tour Reviews

“Excellent walking tour. Informative and amusing. Ian managed to sound as if he was really enjoying sharing his knowledge with us, which is quite an art. Would definitely go on another tour led my him.”
“Excellent guide, very knowledgeable and informative. I never realised that this part of Greenwich was so beautiful! ”

Qualified London Tour Guides

Blue Badge Tour Guide
City of London Tour Guide Badge
City of Westminster Guide
Clerkenwell & Islington Guide
Camden Tour Guides Association


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