Full Day Private Guided Tour in Greenwich - A Day Trip From London

Tour Number

Activity Level

398895


Categories

Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (advanced), Japanese (advanced), French (fluent), Dutch (fluent), English (fluent)

Cruise to Greenwich and full day guided tour with a private professional guide


This is a tour with a wonderful opportunity to see major buildings of London from the river Thames as we will travel by boat from central London to Greenwich. Greenwich has a long and fascinating history as a royal residence, an important naval college, an astronomical observation spot, etc. . . .

You will get a guided tour of the most important historic buildings and we will walk to the Royal Observatory where the Meridian Line is situated. During the walking tour we will also see the famous tea clipper the Cutty Sark, the Queen's house, a Palladio style villa made for Queen Henrietta Maria and the old Naval College. At the top of the hill is the most magnificent viewing point on East London Docklands and central London in the distance.

There are many traditional pubs and restaurants in Greenwich for a quick lunch in the beautiful old town of Greenwich. You won't be disappointed with this tour, even if the weather is bad, the views are still amazing.

Itinerary

Your guide collects you from your hotel and we will go to Embankment Pier to board on a cruise from central London to Greenwich (approx 45 min) with great views. We will travel via the Tower of London and the Docklands to Greenwich.

In Greenwich we will do a guided walking tour with options to visit the Queens House, Queens Chapel and through the beautiful park to the Royal Observatory where the Greenwich Meantime Meridian Line is located.

We will have a short break at lunchtime to eat something in one of the many old pubs restaurants or coffee bars in Greenwich town and travel back by cruise to central London around 16h.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel in central London

End location: At your hotel in central London

or alternative location in London or Greenwich

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

-By underground , bus or taxi to go to the Thames Pier for embankment on the cruise.
-Cruise boat to Greenwich.
-In Greenwich : Walking

What’s Included

Other: Full day service of a local professional Blue Badge Guide up to 8 hours.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 Pound Sterling - - Transport: return cruise boat from central London to Greenwich. £ 16,75 return for adults and £ 10,50 for children ( 4 to 16 years). I can get a 10% discount on these ticket prices for you as professional guide if you book at least 1 week beforehand with me. Please contact me before booking your tour to discuss this.

- Optional entrance fee to the Royal Observatory £ 9.50 per adult and £ 5 for children

- Budget for a quick lunch around £ 10 per person

What’s Extra

Other: - Transport: cruise tickets from central London to Greenwich
- Entrance to museums in Greenwich where applicable
- Lunch for yourself. This can be a light meal, sandwich in a pub or cafe ( between £ 5-£ 10) or a proper meal in a historic pub near the river Thames ( around £ 20 ). Your choice.

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide but can organise a chauffeured car to take us around at leisure.
Alternatively we can visit places by public transport, on foot or by black cab taxi.

Private tour guide Patricia

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