The Antigallican Hotel is close to a number of attractions in the south-east London area, ranging from historical and cultural sites to more modern places to suit a wide variety of ages and interests.
Greenwich Town is only 10 minutes by bus or 5 minutes by train away. Greenwich is a World Heritage Site and home of the Meridian Line and Greenwich Mean Time.
Some of the attractions in Greenwich include: The Royal Observatory, Maritime Museum, Queen’s House, Cutty Sark and Greenwich Market.
Greenwich Market has a history of over 300 years and it is popular for arts, crafts and collectibles. There is also a variety of street food available at Greenwich Market to delight your taste buds.
The O2 Arena
The O2 Arena is one of the world’s most impressive entertainment venues. With a state of the art sound system it offers a unique concert experience to the fans of some of the most popular world artists. Being a multipurpose arena it also hosts famous sport events such as the Tennis – ATP World Tour.
Newly restored and re-opened to public in 2012 it is one of the most famous sea clippers ever built and the only one to survive. A tour of the vessel along the footsteps of the merchant seamen reveals its fascinating history and its epic voyages carrying cargos of tea, wool or buffalo horns.
The National Maritime Museum is the largest of its kind in the world and it is filled with inspirational stories about Britain’s encounter with the sea. Amongst other things, its galleries recall the impact of East India Company on British Culture, the romance of the great ocean liners and the history of trade across the Atlantic.
This museum of space and time marks the site of the Prime Meridian. It is also home of London’s only planetarium and the largest refracting telescope in United Kingdom. Entrance to The Astronomy Centre is free but charges apply to Meridian Courtyard and Flamsteed House.
Greenwich Park, dating from 1427, is the oldest of the eight royal parks in London. Located on the hilltop, it offers sweeping views across the River Thames to St. Paul’s Cathedral and beyond. It is perfect for a picnic with family or friends in the summer months.
After a walk in Greenwich Park or along the river you can enjoy a meal and a drink in one of the various restaurants and bars in Greenwich town centre. The offer varies from traditional English pub food to Italian, French or Mexican Cuisine.