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North Greenwich

Zones 2/3 Underground

Jubilee line

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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.

Emirates Air Line ¼ mile

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.

Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park ¾ mile via Thames Path

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.

North Greenwich map

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London City Walks

Walk London Map & Guide, including Royal Parks and Thames Path

Countryside Walks, Home Counties from London by Train

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