Is Painted Hall free?
Guided Public Tours of Britannia Royal Naval College are available throughout the year. ... BRNC should be a key ingredient to any visit to the West Country.
The buildings were constructed to serve as the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, which was utilised as a permanent home for retired sailors of the Royal Navy from the late 17th century to 1869.Oct 18, 2017
What can I see for free? All are welcome to our free Visitor Centre which has a wealth of information about our site. Visitors are welcome to explore our extensive riverside grounds open daily. They are a perfect place to relax, stroll, or have a picnic, surrounded by some of the finest buildings in the world.
Since 1863, Dartmouth and the River Dart have been the home of initial Naval Officer training in the UK. ... Public Tours start from a convenient pick-up point in Dartmouth town. In a manageable group size, you will be taken to the College by coach for a walking tour, which lasts approximately 2 ¼ hours.
What do Royal Navy officers do?
Royal Navy officers serve onboard ships, submarines and onshore in establishments like the naval base at Faslane. They lead and manage teams of naval ratings. They have responsibility for the training, welfare and discipline of the men and women under their command.
When was Royal Naval College Greenwich built?
Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the Old Royal Naval College was founded in 1873 and is the magnificent centrepiece of Maritime Greenwich.
What happened to Greenwich Palace?
Nothing of Greenwich Palace survives above ground today after it fell into disrepair during the civil war years. It was eventually replaced by the buildings that today make up the Old Royal Naval College, with much of the palace now buried underground.Aug 15, 2017