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Greenwich Park - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

Panorama taken from Greenwich Park in southeast London. The picture was taken part way up the hill of Greenwich Park one afternoon in the autumn. You can see the National Maritime Museum at the bottom of the hill and the Greenwich Observatory at the top.

Greenwich Park - FURTHER INFORMATION

Greenwich Park - London visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Greenwich Park' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Greater London.

Greenwich Park is the oldest Royal Park in London. Covering 74 hectares and created in 1433, Greenwich Park is home to deer, foxes and birds, and surrounded by a number of important sights and attractions. The southern part of the park contains a deer sanctuary and pond. In the middle is the Greenwich Royal Observatory attraction and Pavilion Tea Houses. From here the park descends a steep hill north down to the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House.

Greenwhich park is popular with both locals and visitors alike. It opens at 6.00am for pedestrians (and 7.00am for traffic) all year round. Closing times vary depending on the season. The hill affords stunning views back over the City of London, Docklands (Canary Wharf) and round to the London Dome, now the O&sub2; Centre.

Amenities within Greenwich Park include a children's boating lake, children's playground, tennis courts, Wolfe Statue and viewpoint, Pavilion Tea House and various toilets. The park is within easy walking distance of Greenwich Village, Greenwich Markets, the Cutty Sark and Greenwich University.

ADDRESS

Greenwich Park Office,
Blackheath Gate,
Charlton Way, Greenwich,
London. SE10 8QY
Phone: +44 (0)20 8858 2608



TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

Bus: Greenwich Village, Romney Road and Charlton Way.
Tube: North Greenwich (Jubilee Line)
Ferry: Greenwich Pier
Train: Greenwich, Blackheath and Maze Hill stations
Dockland Light Railway (DLR): Cutty Sark Station and walk through Greenwich Market.



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