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All aboard the Cutty Sark

The Cutty Sark is one of the first sights you'll see after you've landed at Greenwich, and it's one of the borough's most treasured attractions. Once a super-fast tea clipper sailing boat, the Cutty Sark is now the only one of its kind remaining in the world - and it's open for all to visit. Climb aboard and take the helm at the ship's wheel, walk under the hull, and learn all about the rich history behind this fascinating artefact.

Get spectacular views across Greenwich

No trip to Greenwich is complete without a trip to the Royal Observatory. It's quite a climb, but the scenes at the top are worth it - you'll get a panoramic view across Greenwich, all the way over to London. Visit the museum to see the UK's largest refracting telescope. Hungry? Greenwich isn't short of street food, and the market offers every cuisine from Ethiopian to Italian. It's well worth a try - and at a bargain price, too.

Cruise your way across London

From Greenwich, you're just a shirt trip away from central London. The best way to get there? Why, boat, of course. Board the City Cruise from the pier and you'll be taken on a relaxing river cruise, complete with commentary about the riverside's quirky history. Looking for accommodation Near the Cutty Sark? Travelodge London Greenwich High Road Hotel places you a short walk from the historic ship, while Travelodge London Greenwich Hotel is perfect for exploring the borough.