So much to see, just a short walk away

De Vere Devonport House is easily accessible via train, underground, bus or car. It is the perfect base for exploring this fascinating corner of central London, with some world-famous attractions - all within walking distance.

Here are a few destinations we think you’ll love – all of which are easily accessible from De Vere Devonport House.

  Read or download the complete companion guide to find out even more about the local area.

The Old Royal Naval College

One of Christopher Wren’s architectural masterpieces, this astonishing riverside building is more than worthy of a diversion. The Painted Hall has to be seen to be believed.

0.3 miles / 5 minutes’ walk from De Vere Devonport House

Cutty Sark

A vast and impressive British tea clipper, the Cutty Sark is a remarkably intact example of pre-steam ship design. A great experience for all ages.

0.4 miles / 7 minutes’ drive from De Vere Devonport House

Greenwich Park

A glorious location overlooking the Thames and home to world-famous Royal Observatory and the reference line for GMT. Try the Pavilion café while you’re there.

0.02 miles / 1 minute walk from De Vere Devonport House

National Maritime Museum

As dramatic, nautical museums go, this is the best there is. Explore the history of Britain’s military and exploratory exploits on the oceans throughout history.

0.1 miles / 2 minutes’ walk from De Vere Devonport House

The Queen’s House

Discover 16th and 17th-century period architecture and explore the collection of portraits of British Kings and Queens through the ages.

0.2 miles / 4 minutes’ walk from De Vere Devonport House

Greenwich Market

This labyrinth of retail delights started selling to members of the public in the 1700s. A haven for clothes, antiques and crafts, surrounded by first-rate eateries.

0.2 miles / 5 minutes’ walk from De Vere Devonport House

Greenwich Theatre

Entertaining folk for 50 years, this fine theatre hosts everything from plays to musicals to concerts. A fine place to visit during your stay.

0.4 miles / 7 minutes’ walk from De Vere Devonport House

The Fan Museum

When this unique and fascinating museum opened in 1991, it was the first of its kind in the world, housing a collection of over 4,000 fans. A wonderful place.

0.4 miles / 8 minutes’ walk from De Vere Devonport House

The Royal Observatory

At a longitude of 0, every location on planet Earth can be measure in terms of its distance east or west from this point. An awesome and humbling experience.

0.7 miles / 15 minutes’ walk from De Vere Devonport House

Meantime Brewing Co.

A place of pilgrimage for lovers of real ales and craft beers, the Meantime Brewery offers fascinating tours, with an excellent shop, bar and lots of lovely tastings.

2 miles / 20 minutes’ walk / 5 minutes’ bus ride from De Vere Devonport House

Emirates Aviation Experience

Here’s your chance to fly a passenger aircraft with no prior experience. OK, not a real one, but via a state-of-the-art simulator that offers an amazingly lifelike experience.

2.4 miles / 13 minutes’ drive from De Vere Devonport House

The O2

The O2 is the world’s most popular music, entertainment and leisure venue. From outlet shopping to indoor trampolining, ten-pin bowling to five-star blockbusters, casual dining to roof-top climbing.

2.6 miles / 30 minutes’ walk/ 7 minute taxi ride from De Vere Devonport House

Greenwich Clocktower Market

A fine place to while away a few hours browsing the many stalls selling antiques, vintage clothing, furniture and more. Lots of excellent food and drink sellers, too.

0.3 miles / 2 minutes’ walk from De Vere Devonport House

Thames RIB Experience

As you roar down the Thames on this 740 horsepower speedboat, they actually play the James Bond theme on board. It’s an unbelievable thrill for all ages.

2.6 miles / 30 minutes’ walk from De Vere Devonport House

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