Greenwich Park in Greenwich is one of the royal parks. The park is partly on a hill, which gives a beautiful view of Canary Wharf and the City of London.
Greenwich Park is a large area, which has many places worth visiting. One of the main destinations is the Royal Observatory, which has the GMT timezone line crossing through it. General Wolfe’s statue is next to the observatory, and it is one of London’s best viewpoints. The park is also a popular picnic and hangout place.
Other places worth visiting in Greenwich Park include:
The Rose Garden
The Queen’s Orchard
The Wilderness Deer Park
While you’re at the park, you can also visit the cafe near the observatory and statue.
Greenwich Park is in Greenwich, which has no underground stations. The easiest way to get to the park is the Thames Clipper, DLR light railway, which has a station in central Greenwich and Cutty Sark, or the train to Greenwich station, which is about 15 minutes away by foot.
The park opens at 6 am every day and closes at different times depending on the month. For example, during June and July, the park closes at 21.30 and during the winter at 6 pm. You should check the respective opening times from the park’s website.