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About the county of Greater London

Greater London is not only a County full of interesting towns and villages, it is also home to England's capital city, 'London'. Covering such a vast area and encompassing what used to be Middlesex and even parts of Surrey, Greater London has countless places of interest and 'must see' attractions to visit. Starting with The Queen of England's official London residence 'Buckingham Palace', parts of which are open to visitors. 'Kew Gardens' is a popular tourist attraction, a place of such natural beauty covering three hundred acres. The clock tower 'Big Ben' a famous London landmark which stands an amazing 316ft. high. Other fascinating places of interest include: 'Downing Street', home of the British Prime Minister. 'Marble Arch', built in 1828. The Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Catherdral and one of Londons most recent tourist attractions is the 'London Eye', the world's highest observation wheel.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Greater London

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Downe (18 Pictures)

In common with most of this region the history of Downe reaches down the centuries to the days of the Romans and William the Conqueror...

London River Thames Hammersmith Bridge Sunset from the bridge.

Hammersmith (18 Pictures)

Hammersmith developed around the River Thames, which is crossed via a graceful suspension bridge designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette...

Red Lion

Notting Hill (35 Pictures)

This area of London is known throughout the world as the scene of London's biggest annual street party...

Nell Of Old Drury

Westminster (131 Pictures)

Of all the jewels in the City of Westminster, none shines more brightly than Westminster Abbey, stunning setting for the coronation of almost every English monarch since William the Conqueror was crowned there in 1066...

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

Rosetta Stone at The British Museum London

British Museum London (94 Pictures)

Situated in Great Russell Street, The British Museum is the oldest, and one of the largest museums in the world. Housed in one.....

Highgate Cemetery, London

Highgate Cemetery (33 Pictures)

London's famous victorian Cemetery..

Kensington Palace Gardens

Kensington Palace (36 Pictures)

Kensington Palace is not only the private residence for several members of the Royal Family, it also has designated areas that.....

The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Royal Opera House (4 Pictures)

The Royal Opera House is situated in the purely exquisite area of Covent Garden, London. Designed by Edward Shepherd, the.....

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