Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark Built in Scotland in 1869, Cutty Sark was originally designed to carry tea from China to England as fast as possible.

This record-breaking ship travelled the globe and visited every major world port throughout its varied history. Discover what life was like on board Cutty Sark, now an award-winning visitor attraction. Cutty Sark is part of Royal Museums Greenwich.


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Cutty Sark: two words that instantly convey adventure, stealth, the open sea and the might of British engineering. One of London’s most treasured landmarks, the Cutty Sark is turning a grand 150 years young, and to celebrate, the Greenwich museum has laid on some very


Make your mum smile this Mother’s Day. Treat her to afternoon tea in the unique setting under the hull of iconic sailing ship Cutty Sark.


Newly published in paperback, this brilliant guide to the history of Cutty Sark has been updated and expanded to celebrate the 150th anniversary of this iconic ship.

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Happy Birthday Cutty Sark 🎉 The world's fastest clipper ship was launched on 22 November 1869, making her 149 years old!

What's your favourite Cutty Sark memory?


Cutty Sark is the world’s sole-surviving tea clipper and the fastest and greatest of her time. Since the start of the London Marathon in 1981, she has been one of the first major landmarks encountered by runners on the route.



Cutty Sark, King William Walk, Greenwich

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 5pm


020 8312 6608


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