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Welcome to our website!  The Friends of Greenwich Park hope that this will help you, your friends and family, get the most out of visiting this remarkable place. We aim to:

Latest news

Greenwich Park Revealed – successful National Lottery grant application
15 January 2020

Great news for the New Year.

Walking Groups in The Park

6 January 2020

Information on this year’s walking groups in The Park.

EURO 2020 Fanzone Planning Application

6 December 2019

The Greater London Authority have submitted a planning application.

Coming events

Saturday 25 January 2020 - 1pm to 3pm
Sunday 26 January 2020 - 8.30 am
Sunday 23 February 2020 - 8.30 am
Saturday 29 February 2020 - 1pm to 3pm
Saturday 28 March 2020 - 1pm to 3pm
Sunday 29 March 2020 - 8.30 am

Greenwich is the oldest of London's Royal Parks and was famously the hunting and pleasure grounds for Henry VIII's favourite royal palace. Seventy three hectares (183 acres), the park stretches from the level plateau of gravel and sands of Blackheath in the south, then drops some 30 metres (nearly 100ft) before levelling out on the north side towards the Thames.

Opened to the public by George IV in 1830, the park is enjoyed today by thousands of visitors at all times of the year. They come to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, the historic avenues and formal parkland, to play sports and picnic, to watch the deer and other wildlife, and to appreciate the views over London and the Thames.

Greenwich Park is the centrepiece of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site and the setting for the internationally important National Maritime Museum and historic buildings including Wren’s Flamsteed House and Inigo Jones’ 17th century masterpiece, the Queen’s House.

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