Royal Maritime Greenwich –
your personalised taxi tour

Board your taxi and embark on an adventure exploring Greenwich’s fascinating maritime history. Before you can say ‘aye aye, captain’, you will be whisked away on your tour of Greenwich to see its many historic sights.

If you want some respite of the hustle and bustle of central London, this tour is for you. Set in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, you will be 25 minutes from the centre where you can enjoy a slightly slower pace. Around 47% of the city is made up of green spaces – an extraordinary amount for a capital city! Greenwich is the perfect place to enjoy it, with the extensive gardens of the Royal park and the beautiful backdrop of the Royal Naval College.

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Royal Maritime Greenwich Tour

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Greenwich highlights

Royal Greenwich is brimming with history, art and architecture. Here are some of the highlights you can enjoy during your tour of Greenwich:

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Old Royal Naval College

This Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site has been a palace, hospital and naval college. Renovated by Sir Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor, it is a treasure of English architecture.

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Queen’s House

This building is part of the original palace complex. You can enjoy 400 years of art, including paintings by Canaletto. Ascend the grand Tulip Stairs, discover Tudor monarchs and explore the gold leafed great hall.

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The Mayflower

Enjoy a drink next to the dock where the Mayflower set sail to America in 1620, with Captain Christopher Jones at the helm. Afterwards, visit his burial ground, which is located in the church yard next door.

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Skull and Crossbones

Visit St Nicholas’ church and see the stone skull and crossbones – the rumoured origin of the pirate flag. The exquisite wood carvings inside have been attributed to Grinling Gibbons.

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Cutty Sark and the Maritime museum

Learn about Greenwich’s maritime past and visit the fastest sailing ship of its time. The Cutty Sark was built in 1869 and travelled to every major port in the world.

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Royal Observatory

Stand at the start of time on the meridian line, the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). See the UK’s largest refracting telescope and explore the history of astronomy and navigation.

Is this the London tour
for you?

The Greenwich tour is perfect for:

Art lovers

Admire one of the most significant art collections in the whole of Britain.

History buffs

Discover the fascinating World Heritage Sites of historic Greenwich.

Royal family fans

The history of the Royal family dates back to the Tudors in Royal Greenwich.

Architecture enthusiasts

Absorb the unique sight of ancient buildings flanked by London’s skyline.

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Tourists taking it easy

Greenwich is far enough from London to relax, but close enough to enjoy the buzz.

Beer and wine connoisseurs

Enjoy a tipple (or two) overlooking the Thames in a typically English public house.

Aspiring astronauts

The observatory planetarium will inspire adults and keep kids entertained.

See Greenwich at your own pace in a black taxi

Let one of our drivers become your personal guide for the day. We can show you the highlights, or craft a unique tour tailored to your interests. Your guide isn’t just your driver – they will park up, hop out and show you the sights. You will learn fun facts, from the sublime to the ridiculous, and come away with more knowledge than your average Greenwich guidebook.

Book your Royal Maritime Greenwich Tour now

We cannot wait to show you our city. Book online now and your tour will be paid for and confirmed immediately.

 

Tour length: 6 hours

Tour pickup location: Any central London postcode

 

Extend your tour or amend it along the way – our tours are totally flexible. You won’t need to worry about your taxi driver guide getting lost!

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Want a longer tour?

If you want a more leisurely day or want to see more of the sights, why not book in a longer tour? This gives you time to stop for lunch, visit more areas of the city and make the most of your time in London. Build your own tour here, or get in touch and we will arrange everything for you.

We can also pick you up outside of central London locations. Please get in touch to book so we can recommend a suitable tour length based on your pickup point.

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