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The O2 arena hosts many events and exhibitions, the precinct around it containing shops and restaurants is open daily. Greenwich is pronounced 'Gren-itch'.
From North Greenwich station it is 2 miles along the Thames Path to the Thames Barrier which is 1 mile from Charlton station. It is also 2 miles along the Thames Path in the other direction to Greenwich but there are currently several building sites along this section and there may be diversions in place.
A cable car system across the Thames to Royal Victoria.
At 90 metres above the Thames there are good views during the 5-10 minutes journey.
Tel. 0343 222 1234 (TfL).
Open M-F 0700-2000, Sat & BH 0800-2000, Sun 0900-2000. Closes 2100 daily Apr-Sep.
Fares: Travelcards and Freedom Passes are NOT valid for travel on the Emirates Air Line but may be shown to purchase a reduced price ticket. Oyster pay as you go may be used to pay a reduced fare but this is NOT included in the daily cap. See the website for full details.
A freshwater wetland nature reserve opened in 2002 on a site which was once heavily industrialised.
It now supports a wide variety of wildlife which can be seen from the boardwalks and bird-watching hides.
Remember to look at the nearby Thames too as you walk to the Ecology Park!
Tel. 020 8293 1904. Admission free.
Open WThFSSu 1000-1700 (or dusk if earlier).
The Ecology Park is 1¼ miles from Charlton.