If you are out and about in London and you swing by Greenwich, there are many places of interest to check out including, the Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum and the Queens house.
You can get a 4 for 1 combo ticket which gives you access to all four places mentioned above and you are guaranteed a beautiful experience at the end of the visit. Here you will learn a lot about the history behind the selected places.
The Cutty Sark, a legendary tea clipper was used to transport Britains favourite beverage in the 1800’s from China and was known to be the fastest ship in the world. Today, it is known as an award winning visitor attraction where all people can learn about the world breaking record adventures of the ship and also get to see the original interior of the ship.
The Royal Observatory, is an observatory where you can see the Great Equatorial Telescope, Harrison’s clocks, the Shepherd Gate Clock, the Time Ball and the famous Octagon Room. Viewers can also stand on the Meridian Line, where the Eastern and Western hemispheres meet.
The National Maritime Museum, is a dedication to Britain’s history of sea exploration and this includes the blood-stained coat of Admiral Nelson, who died leading a victory against Napoleon at the Battle of Trafalgar. In display, is J.M.W. Turner’s controversial painting of the battle, and artist Yinka Shonibare’s scaled-down replica of the HMS Victory, ‘Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle’.
The Queens House is the first Classical building in the UK. Here you will climb the ornate Tulip Stairs, the building’s original wrought-iron spiral staircase, and see both the recognisable Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I and the recently frescoed ceiling of the Great Hall.
This surely promises to be a great day out in London’s charming Greenwich.
Follow the link below to book your tickets to these four lovely attractions.