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Greenwich Pier (Maritime Greenwich & Cutty Sark)

About Greenwich Pier

Greenwich Pier is located on the South shore of the River Thames in the heart of maritime Greenwich. The pier is closely situated to a number of landmarks including the Tea Clipper Cutty Sark, Old Royal Naval College, National Maritime Museum & the Queens House.

Greenwich is a popular departure point for private charters including corporate events, wedding receptions, engagement parties, anniversaries & birthdays.

Address

Greenwich Pier, Cutty Sark Gardens, King William Walk, Greenwich, London, SE10 9HT

Transportation Links*

Viscount Cruises  4 Min / 0.2 Mile (Crossing Time / Distance)

Viscount Cruises Greenwich Pier

Transport for London River Services Logo Sightseeing Services

Thames River Services operate daily sightseeing tours between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier (for Tower of London) & Greenwich Pier. During the summer months Thames River Services operate the only river tours through the Thames Flood barrier, departing Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier & Greenwich Pier five times a day.

Services

Upriver to St. Katharine Pier & Westminster Pier
Downriver to the Thames Flood Barrier

Events & Cruises from Greenwich Pier

We operate the oldest Evening Cruise on the River Thames. Join us aboard one of our vessels for a two hour Thames sightseeing cruise leaving Greenwich Pier at 19:00. Sunday Evening Cruise operates every Sunday during May, June, July, August & September.
Our popular Sunday Evening Cruise returns at the end of November for four weeks of Thames Christmas Cruises. Join us aboard M.V London Rose for a traditional Christmas sightseeing cruise departing Greenwich Pier at 18.00.

Attractions Near Greenwich Pier

Cutty Sark, Royal Borough of Greenwich | Viscount Cruises
Visit the last remaining tea clipper, Cutty Sark. Originally built at Dumbarton, Scotland in 1869 she spent her working life transporting cargo including tea from China and wool from Australia. She has now been fully restored and is an award winning visitor attraction.
Old Royal Naval College, Royal Borough of Greenwich | Viscount Cruises

Built in the 17th Century as the Royal Hospital for Seamen, Sir Christopher Wren’s riverside masterpiece stands on the site of Greenwich Palace. The ORNC boasts beautiful surroundings & one of the largest painted ceilings in Nothern Europe.

Greenwich Market, Royal Borough of Greenwich
There have been markets in Greenwich since the 14th century. The current market dates from 1700 when the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital were assigned a royal charter. Greenwich market offers a wide range of antiques, arts, crafts, fashion, jewellery & market food.
Queens House, Royal Borough of Greenwich | Viscount Cruises

The National Maritime Museum is the largest museum in the world dedicated to maritime and naval history. Opened in 1937 by King George VI the museum is home to over 2 million items including art, charts, maps, memorabilia & artefacts.

Greenwich Park, Royal Borough of Greenwich | Viscount Cruises
Greenwich park is a 183 acre hill-top space between Blackheath & the River Thames. The parks landscape has been strongly influenced by royalty and is home to the Meridian Line, the Royal Observatory & a large sanctuary for wildlife including deer.
The Queens House
The Queens House was the first classical building in England, built by Inigo Jones for Queen Anne of Denmark, wife of King James I. Now over 400 years old the house has been extensively refurbished and is home to an internationally renowned art collection.
Fan Museum, Royal Borough of Greenwich
The fan museum was the first of its kind and is situated in a pair of restored Grade II listed town houses dating from 1721. It is the only museum in the UK dedicated to the history of fans and is home to numerous exhibits & the orangery which serves afternoon tea in a picturesque setting.
Royal Observatory

The Royal Observatory Greenwich was founded in 1675 by King Charles II. The Observatory sits on the hill in Greenwich Park and is the location of the Historic Prime Meridian (Greenwich Meantime). The Royal Observatory is also home to the Greenwich Time Ball which has marked 13:00 Greenwich Meantime everyday since 1833.

Rangers House, Royal Borough of Greenwich
Rangers House was built c. 1700 by Vice-Admiral Francis Hosier. The house has been home to a number of residents over the years including the Rangers of Greenwich Park between 1816 1896. Rangers house is now home to the Werhner Collection, over 700 items assembled by the diamond magnate Julius Werhner.

Greenwich Pier Gallery

Winter & Christmas 2018

Winter & Christmas 2018

The festive season is fast approaching, we are currently taking bookings for Christmas charters & we also have a number of public cruises running throughout the winter months. Christmas Parties

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Open House London 2018 (Photo by Colin on Flickr!)

Open House London 2018

Open House London 2018 takes place on Saturday 22nd September & Sunday 23rd September. The Open House London weekend will see over 800 buildings open to the public (some which

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Transportation links are based on data from Transport for London, always check their website (tfl.gov.uk) when planning your journey.

Walking times & distances are average times based on data from Google Maps.

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Winter & Christmas 2018

Winter & Christmas 2018

The festive season is fast approaching, we are currently taking bookings for Christmas charters & we also have a number of public cruises running throughout the winter months. Christmas Parties

Read More »
Open House London 2018 (Photo by Colin on Flickr!)

Open House London 2018

Open House London 2018 takes place on Saturday 22nd September & Sunday 23rd September. The Open House London weekend will see over 800 buildings open to the public (some which

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The Great River Race 2018

The Great River Race 2018

The Great River Race 2018 Great River Race Pier Closures Today is the 30th Great River Race. A number of river closures are in place throughout the day. Approximate closure

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