Located in South East England, the royal borough of Greenwich is noted for its strong ties with royalty and, maritime history. The region is rich in historic buildings plus sites and offers excellent sightseeing locations in your Greenwich car hire. King Alfred the Great inherited the region of Greenwich from his father. William the Conqueror refers to Greenwich which is a part of the St Peter’s Abbey. The Duke of Gloucester, Humphrey constructed the Palace of Placentia which would go on to house many royal members. The palace was neglected during the English Civil War and refurbished to serve as Royal Naval Hospital for Sailors. The Royal Naval College obtained the site it and remained a maritime educational establishment until 1998. Visitors can view many rooms in the castle.
Greenwich grew in favour as an ideal resort town. Many great 17th and 18th-century structures like the Vanbrugh Castle are open for viewing today. Make the most of your Greenwich car hire with a stop at the Prime Meridian monument where Greenwich lends its name to the Greenwich Meridian plus the Greenwich Mean Time. Steer your car hire towards the National Maritime Museum and celebrate the royal boroughs connection with maritime history. Stop by the museum ships the Cutty Stark and Gipsy Moth IV, if sailing crafts pique your interest. You can search through Wecancar’s list of car hire in Plumstead, Charlton, Woolwich, Blackheath, Westcombe Park and all other regions in the borough for great sight-seeing trips through the borough of Greenwich.