The view from the General Wolfe Statue at the top of the hill in Greenwich Park

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Covering 74 hectares (183 acres), Greenwich is the oldest enclosed Royal Park.

There has been a settlement on this site since Roman times, but Greenwich has always been strongly associated with royalty. Since the land was inherited by Henry V's brother, generations of monarchs have taken this magnificient park to their hearts.

Nowadays there are roseherb and flower gardens, a bandstand, the longest herbaceous border in London and the most compact Roman remains you’re likely to see. There’s also an enormous children’s playground where kids can run around and exhaust themselves.

Make sure you climb the hill to stand beside the General Wolfe statue and enjoy sweeping views across the river Thames to Canary Wharf, The Shard, St Paul's Cathedral and beyond. You'll also be right next to the Royal Observatory - home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the Prime Meridian of the world.

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Friday, 1st December 2023 - Sunday, 29th December 2024

Come along and see the immersive river of colour that cascades down The Tide staircase in parallel stripes. It's definitely one for the 'gram!The Tide Exhibition: Poured Staircase by Ian DavenportExperience a mesmerizing fusion of colour and movement! Turner Prize nominee Ian Davenport has reimagined the entrance stairwell of The Tide by creating an immersive river of colour. Walk along the stairs and capture a picture, this is one for the ‘gram! ?
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Free Entry

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Parking with charge - The car park in Greenwich Park is open all week. The car park can be accessed via Blackheath Gates entrance only.

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Public toilets

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  • The Royal Parks

Greenwich Park

Type:Park

Greenwich Park, Greenwich, London, SE10 8QY
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Awards

  • Other AwardsVisit Greenwich Partner Visit Greenwich Partner 2021

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
April (1 Apr 2024 - 30 Apr 2024)
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Monday - Sunday06:00 - 20:00
Bank Holiday06:00 - 20:00
May (1 May 2024 - 31 May 2024)
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Monday - Sunday06:00 - 21:00
Bank Holiday06:00 - 21:00
June (1 June 2024 - 30 June 2024)
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Monday - Sunday06:00 - 21:00
Bank Holiday06:00 - 21:00
July (1 July 2024 - 31 July 2024)
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Monday - Sunday06:00 - 21:00
Bank Holiday06:00 - 21:00
August (1 Aug 2024 - 31 Aug 2024)
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Monday - Sunday06:00 - 21:00
Bank Holiday06:00 - 21:00
September (1 Sept 2024 - 30 Sept 2024)
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Monday - Sunday06:00 - 20:00
Bank Holiday06:00 - 20:00
October (1 Oct 2024 - 31 Oct 2024)
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Monday - Sunday06:00 - 19:00
Bank Holiday06:00 - 19:00
November (1 Nov 2024 - 30 Nov 2024)
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December (1 Dec 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
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March (1 Mar 2025 - 31 Mar 2025)
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Monday - Sunday06:00 - 19:00
Bank Holiday06:00 - 19:00

* March: open until 8:00pm from start of British Summer Time
October: open until 6:00pm from the end of British Summer Time

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