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Craig’s review of Greenwich Hill

Greenwich Hill Easy to get to? Good for kids?
Value for money? n/a Worth a visit? 203

I climbed my first hill when I was six (six or seven, something like that). Every hill I ascended before that was e... more


Popular tourist attractions for you to visit:

House of Commons – It’s totally free to listen to the MPs debating inside the Houses of Parliament
Whispering Gallery – Read our visitors guide to seeing the view at the top St. Paul’s Cathedral
The Shard – The highest viewing platform in London can be found at the top of The Shard skyscraper
Evensong at St. Paul’s – There’s nothing like hearing a choral service inside St. Paul’s Cathedral
Yeoman Warder tour – Our visitors guide has information about the Tower’s Yeoman Warder tour
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Theatre shows in London

Upcoming theatre shows include Jane Eyre, Remembering Fred, Nativity The Musical, Motown The Musical and Apologia

Music concerts in London

Music concerts coming soon include Beth Hart, Foreigner, Gareth Malone, Parov Stelar and Squeeze

Comedy in London

Some of the comedians performing in London are Stephen K Amos, Michael Mcintyre, Alex Horne, Andy Parsons and Tom Stade

Children’s events in London

How about taking your kids to see Father Christmas, Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure, Chelsea FC Guided Tour, Peter Pan Arena Spectacular or Jack And The Beanstalk?

Classical music in London

If you enjoy classical music then try Disney Fantasia, Distant Worlds Final Fantasy, 2cellos, Snowman and Le Jeune Homme Et La Mort

Lots more tourist attractions and things to do:

Art exhibitions · Museum exhibitions

How about some a bit of pomp and pageantry?

Royal events in London · Religious events in London · Daily parades in London

How about a guided tour or sightseeing bus?

Guided tours · Outdoor events · Fantastic views · Sports events · Things to do for free

Hotels · Restaurants · Pubs and clubs

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