WHAT TO DO
London, SE10 8EJ
Imagine all the joys of a countryside stroll with a spectacular view of the London skyline. Enter: Greenwich Park. Home to the famed Royal Observatory, London’s only planetarium and several herds of deer. The tranquility of the flower, herb and orchard gardens are the perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of the city.
WHERE TO STAY
Royal Victoria Dock, Western Gateway, London E16 1FA
A hotel with a difference. This unique floating hotel is on a mission to do good whilst creating a premium experience for everyone who crosses the threshold. They work closely with the community to partner with charitable causes and offer training for local people. Expect creative design, panoramic waterside views and a beautiful rooftop bar.
WHERE TO EAT
Greenwich Market, London SE10 9HZ
From truffles to teriyaki, you’ll find nibbles to tickle everyone’s taste buds at Greenwich market. Established back in 1737, they’ve got a good track record of delighting the good people of London. Better still, you can peruse umpteen antiques, art and crafts stalls as you feast on your Brazilian churros. The full package.
WHERE TO DRINK
The Pepys Building, The Old Royal Naval College, London SE10 9LW
Set inside a former Victorian brewhouse in the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, this historic pub has a lot going for it. Set yourself up on the expansive terrace with a tipple or two and enjoy a view of the Cutty Sark. The interior pays homage to its maritime history and is stuffed with maps, aging books and other sailor’s paraphernalia. A unique spot to while away the afternoon.
WHAT NOT TO MISS
EMIRATES CABLE CARS
Edmund Halley Way, London SE10 0FR
For a different perspective on the city, climb aboard London’s first cable car and glide across the Thames from Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks. In the evenings, enjoy an extended ‘Night Flight’ where you can soak up the sunset over the skyline complete with a musical accompaniment. If you fancy something even more luxurious, book your own private car complete with champagne. Count us in.