Greenwich: Britain's maritime history

Just how did Britannia come to rule the waves? Learn about the legendary mutiny on the Bounty, Lord Nelson’s stunning victory at the Battle of Trafalgar, and many other maritime stories.

Britain was once the greatest sea power in the world and Greenwich, in East London, was central to its maritime history. On this tour we visit London’s most picturesque neighbourhood. We learn about the explorers, adventurers and pirates who set out across the world from these shores and hear tales of swashbuckling exploits from Britain’s great age of sail, including the adventures of legendary seafarers, such as Walter Raleigh and Captain Cook, the doomed Polar expeditions of Scott and Franklin, the truth behind the legendary mutiny on the Bounty and Lord Nelson’s stunning victory at the Battle of Trafalgar.


·         Stroll through London’s most scenic borough, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
·         Learn some of the most exciting episodes in British history.

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Greenwich: Britain's maritime history

£16 per adult
£8 per child (under 12)

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Duration: 1h30 (please arrive  at the meeting point ten minutes before the start of the tour)

Distance traveled: around 1.5 km

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Your guide will be waiting at the meeting point with a "My Urban Experience" sign.

  • Meeting point At the carousel next to the Cutty Sark Tall ship - Nearest tube: Cutty Sark DLR station
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