Greenwich – Naval College & Market

Continuing our walk from the O2 dome around the Greenwich Peninsula, we walked around the Royal Naval College, before popping into the excellent Greenwich Market for some fresh bread, cheese and olives:

Greenwich - Naval College, Market

Formerly occupied by the pre-Tudor ‘Palace at Greenwich’ of 1428, the current buildings were planned by Sir Christopher Wren with various big name architects like Hawksmoor, Vanbrugh and James ‘Athenian’ Stuart completing the job during the first half of the eighteenth century .

Greenwich - Naval College, Market

Old fella checking out the sights.

Greenwich - Naval College, Market

 In the food market.

Greenwich - Naval College, Market

 The temporary 60m high Greenwich Wheel in front of the Pepy’s Building Visitor Centre stands taller than Nelson’s Column and offers panoramic views across London.

Greenwich - Naval College, Market

Greenwich Church St.