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Explore green spaces, the sea, the moon and stars. Take Thameslink to Greenwich for a fulfilling day out.

This beautiful London borough has something for everyone, boasting a storied maritime history as well as modern features such as the multi-purpose O2 Arena. Of all the things to do in Greenwich, visiting the Cutty Sark should be very close to the top of the list, while a stroll around the vast green expanses of Greenwich Park can offer a welcome break from the intense noise of the surrounding city.

Greenwich days out can be full of variety, making it one of the most popular sites for visitors and residents alike within the nation’s capital. And getting to Greenwich with us could not be more straightforward, as our trains will endeavour to deliver you to your destination with a minimum of fuss, allowing you to focus fully on your fun day out! There are plenty of things to do in Greenwich, so why not read on to find out more about its attractions and how we can save you money on your journey.

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It’s about time to rediscover Greenwich

Visit inspirational itineraries featuring Greenwich Market, Old Royal Naval College, Royal Museums Greenwich, all close together within one wonderful Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site for you to rediscover.

Getting to Greenwich

We want you to enjoy your trip to the full, which is why getting to Greenwich is as simple as possible when you take Thameslink. We can connect you to this part of London from a number of locations and we’ll make sure we do everything we can to get you there on time and in comfort.

Not only that, but we understand that days out can cost a pretty penny once you’ve factored in food, drink and attractions, which is why we like to give you the opportunity to save money on your fares. For example, if you’re taking the family into Greenwich to do some sightseeing, up to four kids can travel for £2 each when travelling Off-Peak.

Alternatively, if it’s a day out with friends you’re seeking, our GroupSave tickets can provide great savings for parties of 3-9 adults travelling outside of the rush hour periods. We also have a host of Railcards, designed to offer discounts to a wide range of people, so we really do make getting to Greenwich as cheap as possible!

Things to do in Greenwich

There’s no doubting that Greenwich days out offer a whole host of activities designed to entertain children and adults alike. The Cutty Sark, for example, sits proudly near the River Thames as the fastest sailing ship of its time and gives kids the chance to run up and down the deck or play in the captain’s cabin. Sticking with the nautical theme, the National Maritime Museum is fascinatingly educational and very child-friendly as your little ones can climb the rigging, fix old boats, dress like a pirate and catch pretend lobsters.

Alternatively, if all things astrological are more your cup of tea, the space exhibition at the planetarium in the Royal Observatory is out of this world in more ways than one as you’ll see what it’s like to fly to the sun or land on Mars. The architectural masterpiece of the Old Royal Naval College was designed by Sir Christopher Wren, and has been featured in many movies. Stroll through the impressive grounds and find the perfect spot for a selfie with the family or your mates. This British landmark includes a Painted Hall, a neoclassical Chapel, and an Old Brewery where you can enjoy locally sourced quality British food after a long day of sightseeing. Whatever your tastes or interests, there’s no shortage of things to do in Greenwich!

So, why not book your tickets through our site and we’ll do our best to make sure your trip gets off to an ideal start!

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