Greenwich

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Photos by: Annie Kruntcheva

Greenwich is a 20-minute walk from the Goldsmiths campus. With strong maritime connections and status as a world heritage site, Greenwich has history and beauty galore. Famous attractions like the Cutty Sark ship and National Maritime Museum (which is free) sit side-by-side with bars, theatres, comedy clubs and restaurants. 

There are plenty of options to keep you entertained: try the Greenwich Picturehouse for arty films, browse the markets, or take a walk along the river.

For low-cost, hearty Chinese meals head to Tai Won Mein, near the Cutty Sark. There’s cheap traditional British food, including the Cockney staple pie and mash, at Goddards, or if coffee and brownies are more your thing, try Red Door, a small quirky shop near the covered market. The cheapest way to eat in this area is to take a picnic to the 183 acre Greenwich park which has amazing views over London. Find out more about enjoying outdoor London.

Want to find out more? Read Time Out's guide to Greenwich.

On the map

Goldsmiths: 20 minutes away
Heathrow Airport: 1 hr 15 minutes away
Gatwick Airport: 60 minutes away
London Bridge: 25 minutes away

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