: Westcombe Hill
: Whitstable and Herne Bay, Kent
Greenwich the home of the equestrian Olympic events in 2012 is an attraction unto itself. With is rich naval history and the old Tudor capital of England, it boasts multiple tourist attractions with charming enclaves. Crowd pleasers in Greenwich are the maritime museum, the fan museum and the painted hall in Greenwich university as well as the royal observatory in Greenwich park with its green laser shooting out in the night sky along the meridian line. For those looking for an alternative market, the weekend market in Greenwich is fantastic with hundreds of stalls selling everything from fudge bars to children’s toys.
Soon the Cutty Sark ship will be brought back to its former splendour close to the gypsy moth. While the day tourists can grab a pint of beer at either the gypsy moth or Trafalgar tavern, there are many more grub and gastro pubs and restaurants to try.
Not enough? Jump on the river taxi and the rest of London is at your doorstep.