Greenwich Park

Description
Enjoy a cycle or walk through this large park in London. There's 180 acres of wide lawns, tree lined avenues, orchards and pretty gardens. There's also a beautiful 200m long herbaceous borderand a deer park with Red and Fallow Deer. You can climb to the park's high points for great views of the River Thames, Canary Wharf, theIsle of Dogsand theCity of London. The park also houses The Royal Observatory, the home of Greenwich Mean Time, the Prime Meridian and London's only Planetarium. The observatory played a major role in the history ofastronomyandnavigation.
This circular route around the park is designed for walkers but you can cycle along The Avenue and Blackheath Avenue through the park. You can extend your cycle by heading to the River Thames and picking up National Cycle Route 1. Quietway 1 also starts from Greenwich. The Jubilee Greenway passes along the Thames to the north of the park. The 60km waymarked trail takes you on a tour of the capital's finest parks and most famous landmarks.
At the Cutty Sark you can pick up the Waterlink Way which takes you south along riverside paths to Beckenham.
You can virtually explore the park using the google street view link below!

Greenwich Park Postcode

 SE10 8XJ
N.B Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Greenwich Park Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map

Greenwich Park Aerial Photo View Map

Explore the area with google street view!

   
Distance2 miles (3.5 km)
Difficulty*
Joining RoutesQuietway 1, Jubilee Greenway
Memory Map RouteGreenwich Park.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

GPX File

Greenwich Park.gpx (right click - 'Save As')
Route Photos
Canary Wharf from Greenwich Park
Overlooking the boating lake
Planetarium and Royal Observatory
Rose Garden
Cherry Blossom lined footpath
The Greenwich Park Cafe
Sundialand boats in the park
This Dolphin Sundial stands in the Titanic Memorial Garden at the Royal Observatory

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Map (Route in Red)
Aerial Photo View of this route
Video

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