The Royal Observatory Greenwich Flamsteed House

Royal Observatory, Blackheath Avenue, Greenwich
The Royal Observatory Greenwich makes an unforgettable setting for evening events, with its fabulous views across Greenwich Park to Canary Wharf. The Observatory’s historic Flamsteed House houses the elegant Octagon Room, a very rare interior designed by Sir Christopher Wren, originally used for observing the stars. With soaring ceilings and views over London, and featuring a portrait of Charles II, it is an ideal setting for high-profile corporate dinners and receptions.

Weddings at The Royal Observatory Greenwich Flamsteed House

Set within the beautiful Greenwich Royal Park is the historic Flamsteed House at the Royal Observatory. Within the house is the elegant Octagon Room, the last surviving interior designed by Sir Christopher Wren. This elegant venue is ideal for intimate wedding ceremonies and breakfasts up to 60 seated on rounds. Guests can enjoy spectacular views across London and gaze at the stars with a private telescope viewing after dinner. Explore the history of time in the galleries or stand on the Meridian line while enjoying a drinks reception at this fabulous historic venue. Please note that because of the delicate, world famous, Harrison timepieces housed within there is no dancing allowed. However Flamsteed House can be hired in conjunction with the nearby Peter Harrison Planetarium where your guests can dance the night away. Host your one of a kind, out of this world day at the home of Royal Astronomy.

Rooms in The Royal Observatory Greenwich Flamsteed House

  • Octagon Room

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    The Octagon Room is the last surviving interior designed by Sir Christopher Wren and still retains many of its original historic features. Enjoy spectacular 360 degree views of London and an elegant evening in this charming venue perfect for landmark celebrations.
  • Meridian Courtyard

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    It's a time honoured tradition for guests of the Royal Observatory to stand atop the Prime Meridian Line and enjoy drinks in the glorious courtyard spanning both the eastern and western hemispheres. From here, take in the magnificent views across the city, and see the green laser marking the position of the Meridian Line stretching out from the top of Greenwich Park and beyond.
  • Time Galleries

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    The Time and Longitude galleries housed at the Royal Observatory depict the quest of men searching for longitude in order to navigate the seas. The galleries showcase many of John Harrion’s iconic timekeeping pieces and make for an intriguing setting for pre-dinner drinks receptions and product launches.