Royal Observatory Greenwich
The Royal Observatory Greenwich makes an unforgettable setting for evening events, with its fabulous views across Greenwich Park to Canary Wharf.
EVENTS AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY GREENWICH
The Observatory’s historic Flamsteed House features the elegant Octagon Room, a very rare interior designed by Sir Christopher Wren, originally used for observing the stars. With soaring ceilings and views over London, and featuring a portrait of Charles II, it is an ideal setting for high-profile corporate dinners and receptions.
WHAT PAYNE & GUNTER BRING TO THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY GREENWICH
Guests at the Royal Observatory can enjoy drinks standing on the Prime Meridian of the world or explore the Time and Longitude gallery, with Payne & Gunter working closely with the Royal Observatory team to provide an unforgettable evening. You can enhance your evening with bespoke talks and tours, planetarium shows, lunar observations and telescope viewings led by their very own astronomy experts.
GETTING TO YOUR EVENT AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY GREENWICH
The Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Ave, Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ
Conveniently located in Zone 2, Royal Museums Greenwich is just a short journey from Canary Wharf, the Excel Centre and Central London with excellent connections from DLR, mainline rail stations and river boats.
The most leisurely way to travel to Greenwich is by river. A cruise from Westminster, Embankment or Tower Hill will take 30 minutes. Guests can enjoy a drinks reception on route, while taking in spectacular views of London landmarks.
The DLR links Canary Wharf, Tower Gateway, Bank and Custom House for Excel to Cutty Sark and Greenwich DLR stations. Bank to Cutty Sark takes approximately 20 minutes, while Canary Wharf to Cutty Sark is only 9 minutes.
There are several direct train services from London Bridge to Greenwich Station and Maze Hill, which take between 10 and 20 minutes.
Most venues have coach drop-off locations. There are limited car parking spaces at the Museum that can be requested pre-event, as well as several public car parks.