This is the oldest of the Royal Parks in London, England with an area of 183 acres and a small herd of deer. It has long been a home to Red and Fallow deer. Visitors to Greenwich Park can stand atop of a hill to enjoy panoramic views of central London and the River Thames. During the summer there is a bandstand which offers concerts. Children have their own playground in which to play.
If you are looking for refreshments there are three cafes within the park. If you prefer to enjoy beautiful, large gardens there’s The Tea Pavilion, close to the National Maritime Museum is St. Mary’s Gate Cafe and near the Royal Observatory you will find the Honest Sausage. For sports enthusiasts, there are places to play tennis and cricket.
Greenwich Park was once a hunting park and it is part of the Greenwich World Heritage Site. The park is surrounded by many interesting places to visit. Practically in the center of the park on top of the hill, you can find the Royal Observatory.
On the north side is the National Maritime Museum and
Queen’s House and beyond them is Greenwich Hospital.
Vanbrugh Castle is located on the east side and
in the southwest corner, you can find the Ranger’s House.
Greenwich Park also has a lovely rose garden.