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Thames side centre sandwiched between Greenwich Park and Woolwich Common

"Woolwich is affordable, it has great transport links, fantastic people and the new General Gordon Place is extraordinary."

Michael Schult

"Sit back and take in the sites from south east London's modern penthouses...."

Divyesh Bhanderi

"Having a picnic, chatting with friends or just reading a book in the sun..Greenwich Park is bliss on a sunny day!"

Chris Venter

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Where do Charlton locals go?

Susan Clark Interiors

A lovely independent interiors shop, selling fab pieces of furniture, fabrics, small gifts and unique cards.

Greenwich Park

Going for a run is never dull with this on your doorstep...


The food and wide range of beers brewed in house make this place so popular! They do scrumptious, fresh stonebaked pizzas and the views of Blackheath are great. A nice place for a drink and food.


Fantastic olive bread and a great place to pick up a sneaky afternoon snack!

Buenos Aires Café

The best Argentinian steak restaurant ever, where the walls are covered in iconic photos taken by its owner. Definitely ask for an upstairs table overlooking Blackheath.

Royal Observatory Greenwich

The observatory is a great place for all ages to visit. There are usually a number of exhibitions for all ages giving a history of time and space and the architecture is wonderful. During the evening you can see the green laser across the sky that shows the meridian line.

The Cutty Sark

A really cosy pub, animal friendly, dining with a view and the best Sunday lunches in Greenwich!

ExCel Centre

There are exhibitions held here all the time - most recently ComicCon. It was also the venue for many of the events during the 2012 Olympics.

Sunborn Yacht Hotel

A little known gem, the Sunborn is a fully functioning hotel held on a yacht next to the ExCel centre. You can go here just for the bar, as well as the half price buffet breakfast at the weekend too!

Run or Dye

The most fun you can have with a pair of trainers, never mind the mad dashing through colour stations where you're attacked with sachets of dye. There's also a music festival of colour! Run or Dye takes place not only in London, but all around the country and world.

National Maritime Museum

Lots of quirky installations, a great little café and an ice cream parlour here too!

Heap's Sausages

Head here for the best breakfast in Greenwich! A great local family-run business...

Al Pancino at The Spread Eagle

Amazing food and service. The best Italian food in Greenwich.

Emirates Air Line

Breathtaking views over east London.

Island Gardens

Get away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy a picnic, dog walking or simply reading a book - but don't let the lovely views distract you!

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Charlton Lido

Hornfair Park
The newly refurbished Charlton Lido and Lifestyle Club is now open- South London's premier fitness destination. Website

Twinsclub Plus (Parent & Toddler)

Alexandra Hall
Children can enjoy toys, games, craft activities, singing and a snack, whilst parents can make the most of a cup of tea or coffee and conversation with other parents of multiples. We often have visitors come to the playgroup to offer services like family photographs or haircuts as well as taster sessions for local baby and toddler classes. The playgroup is £5 for non-members and £3 for members Website

Pound Park - Baby & Toddler Groups

Pound Park Nursery School and Early Years Centre
Our groups are an opportunity for parents/carers to play and become involved in a variety of activities with their children,including, painting, sticking, sand, water. Website

Toy Library

Pound Park Nursery School and Children’s Centre
Our very busy toy library is run by our volunteer Pam. Sessions are busy and fun ending with a few songs and rhymes. Come along and join us in the family room. For a small annual fee of £5 (£2.50 if you are in receipt of benefits) you can borrow from our selection of excellent toys. Website
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