Greenwich Walking Tour of Film Locations

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Visit Greenwich and discover how a World Heritage Site has become a top film location on this 60 minute Greenwich Walking Tour of film locations tour that showcases scenes from over 30 blockbuster movies. Situated on the River Thames, Greenwich attracts both tourists and locals and the jewel in the crown of this historic location is the Old Royal Naval College.

Historic Greenwich’s stunning architecture and dramatic views have acted as the backdrop for countless TV and Film productions. Your expert guide will show you how this attractive location has been transformed to appear in blockbuster films such as Thor 2,  Les Miserables; Sherlock Holmes 1 and 2, The Dark Knight, Pirates of the Caribbean 4; The Mummy Returns; Patriot Games, Now You See Me 2, Enola Holmes, Kingsman 2, Muppets Most Wanted, Four Weddings and a Funeral; The Golden Compass and many, many more.

The Old Royal Naval College is a UNESCO world heritage site that has become a hub for filmmakers over the past few decades making it one of the most popular and versatile locations seen on screen. Used for both exterior scenes and interior scenes the Royal Naval College has been featured numerous times to represent old London but has also featured in other roles

The tour which starts inside the Old Royal Naval College Visitor Centre will not only go into depth about its role as a film location but also its glorious history and links with royalty and the navy. The tour also includes free entry to the Painted Hall and The Chapel.

During the Greenwich Walking Tour of film locations tour you will see stills taken from films; have plenty of opportunities to take photos; gain an insight into the fascinating history of the area including the Old Royal Naval College and discover why film producers are constantly drawn to Greenwich.

Please note that, owing to the nature of the locations visited, this Greenwich film locations tour is not accessible for wheelchair users or for parents with prams or buggies.

Private Tours

We can also offer private group tours covering not only the Old Royal Naval College but also areas around Greenwich. You will explore the historic River Thames, The Queen’s House, the Greenwich Foot Tunnel as well as Greenwich Park and the Royal Observatory. A private tour also includes the Greenwich foot tunnel on the way to the south bank of the Thames (there are 100 steps to the tunnel level if the lift isn’t working) as well as a walk up to the top of the hill where the Royal Observatory and Meridian is situated. Click here to book this private walking tour

  • Learn how the barricades of revolutionary Paris were recreated at Greenwich for the box office hit Les Miserables
  • See where Rowan Atkinson made his holy goat gaffe in Four Weddings and a Funeral
  • Stand on the spot where Jack Ryan (Harrison Ford) foils an attempt by the IRA to kill a member of the royal family in Patriot Games
  • See where the climactic end of Thor 2 takes place
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