London audio tour: Greenwich: Waar Tijd Begint

Greenwich: Waar Tijd Begint

Walking Tour

45 mins

About the Tour

Tijdens deze wandeling leer je hoe Greenwich Mean Time (of GMT) de standaard is geworden van waaruit alle tijden van de wereld worden uitgewerkt. Je zult horen over de moord op een aartsbisschop door de Vikingen in de 9e eeuw en ontdek de eikeboom van koningin Elizabeth, waar Henry VIII ravotte met Anne Boleyn, wat resulteerde in de geboorte van de iconische koningin van Engeland. Als je de Painted Hall bezoekt, hoor je het macabere verhaal van het lijk van Lord Nelson en de cognac die het moest conserveren.

Tour Producer


Brian Cookson

After qualifying as a Russian Interpreter during National Service, I obtained a BA in Russian and German at Oxford University. I spent most of my working life as a computer consultant, mainly working for IBM. When I retired, I qualified as a London Blue Badge Guide. I lead guided walking tours all over London and have written two books - 'London Waterside Walks' and 'Crossing the River', published by Mainstream.

Information on my tours and lectures can be found at

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Major Landmarks

  • Royal Naval Ziekenhuis

  • Cutty Sark

  • Queen's House

  • National Maritime Museum

  • Koninklijke Sterrenwacht

Directions to Starting Point

Neem de Docklands Light Railway naar Island Gardens Station en begeef je naar straatniveau.

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Places to stop along the way

Cutty Sark, Ontdek Greenwich Museum, Painted Hall, Chapel, Queen's House, Koninklijke Sterrenwacht.

Best time of day

Elke tijd gedurende de dag.


Houd je bezittingen te allen tijde in de gaten.


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