Old Royal Naval College - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Panorama taken from one of the quadrangles of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. This picture shows the exterior of some of the college buildings, including the college Chapel and the Painted Hall as well as the view through the grounds to the River Thames.
Old Royal Naval College - FURTHER INFORMATION
Old Royal Naval College - London visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Old Royal Naval College' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Greater London.
The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich is one of the most famous river landmarks in London. The grounds and some buildings are open to the public and are a major tourist attraction in Greenwich. Wander the grounds and see inside the Painted Hall and Chapel of St Peter and St Paul, both listed buildings. Both may be closed to the public at times for special events and exhibitions. Guided tours around the Old Royal Naval College are available.
Now part of the University of Greenwich campus, the Old Royal Naval College is the centrepiece of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site along with the National Maritime Museum, Queen's House and Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park.
In 2010, 'Discover Greenwich' visitor centre will be opening in the 1717 Brewhouse building of Maritime Greenwich. The centre will 'explore the significance of the Old Royal Naval College and Maritime Greenwich to London and British culture'. It will contain a tourist information centre, learning suits, bar, cafe and restaurants.
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College
2, Cutty Sark Gardens
Phone: +44 (0)20 8269 4747
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Bus: Greenwich Village, Romney Road
Tube: North Greenwich (Jubilee Line)
Ferry: Greenwich Pier
Train: Blackheath, Greenwich and Maze Hill stations
Dockland Light Railway (DLR): Cutty Sark Station and walk through Greenwich Market.