Greenwich: Where Time Begins Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap
On this self-guided GPS audio walk you will learn how Greenwich Mean Time (or GMT) became the standard from which all the world's times are worked out. You will hear of the murder of an Archbishop by the Vikings in the 9th Century and discover Queen Elizabeth's Oak Tree, where Henry VIII is said to have cavorted with Anne Boleyn, resulting in the birth of England's iconic queen. Visiting the Painted Hall you will hear the macabre story of Lord Nelson's corpse and the brandy which was supposed to preserve it.
Major landmarks: Royal Naval Hospital, Cutty Sark, Queen's House, National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory.
Places to stop along the way: Cutty Sark, Discover Greenwich Museum, Painted Hall, Chapel, Queen's House, Royal Observatory.
The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.