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A fun thing to do in an interesting area

Easy walk and lifts at each end if you need it. Costs nothing, not particularly colourful but you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Noel C
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London, United Kingdom
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Last time I went through this tunnel was 40 years ago we went from Greenwich side to island gardens... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clivey57
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Cutty Sark Gardens | Greenwich, London SE10 9HT, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You get the feeling the Greenwich Foot Tunnel is a wasted opportunity, all those dank grimy off white walls just crying out for someone to take a brush or spray can to and bring the tunnel back to life. As it is the lack of...More

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walk and lifts at each end if you need it. Costs nothing, not particularly colourful but you hold your breath most of the way and can’t help but admire the engineering and the stories behind it.

Thank Noel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A walkway from Greenwich under the river Thames to the Isle of Dogs. Well lit and safe. Interesting experience. Worth doing. Then a river boat from a nearby landing stage back to Westminster.

Thank 2001KPG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enter from one side, go down by a lift, walk for about 12 minutes and then go up by another lift, go out; You were walking under the Thames river. you crossed the river on feet and used a way that was used from 1902.

Thank kamodra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last time I went through this tunnel was 40 years ago we went from Greenwich side to island gardens took 10 minutes then went to DLR, nothing’s changed here but was nice to view again.

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Linking Greenwich to the Isle of Dogs for pedestrians this tunnel being over 100 years old is both a piece of history and a functional and convenient passageway for pedestrians. Added bonus it is free!

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Great way to transport yourself to the other bank of Thames. Give it a try, it’s free. Bicycle-friendly.

Thank P J
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Idea of Tunnel and being able to walk from Cutty Sark to island gardens is cool. But 1. it doesn’t smell the best 2. Many Cyclists do not follow the rules i.e., do not stop riding when in the tunnel even though there are clear...More

Thank Gking08
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is one of those historical sites that by itself is almost done in about 15 minutes but because it is situated in Greenwich on the Thames it is worth a look and then tour the other attractions in the area which includes a market,...More

Thank Svend H
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Although having been in this area only weeks ago when we fell in love with Greenwich (and the many places you can visit here besides the Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, Naval College, Maritime Museum etc) although crammed with tourists, we decided to come again...More

Thank TERRAvelista
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Greenwich
Greenwich Mean Time starts here, so to speak, as the
very concept of global time was established at Royal
Observatory, just one of several buildings of
architectural interest in Greenwich. Indeed, the whole
of Greenwich's historic town center, its Royal Park
and a number of related buildings (and one world
famous ship, the Cutty Sark) make up the UNESCO World
Heritage site known as Maritime Greenwich. Today a
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Eileen S
24 July 2018|
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Response from PeteD60 | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open 24 hours a day but that the lifts may not work all the time - if in doubt phone 02088548888 - it is all on the internet
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Kaylighe R
15 July 2018|
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Response from CassandraS78 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can and I would just recommend avoiding the rush hour if possible
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mikeandbea
17 June 2018|
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Response from 455Douglas1948 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can take bike through - walking, not riding please. The lifts are huge and never found then out my of use. Steps down are no hardship they are wide and fairly gradual - not steep
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