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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

Down House &  Mulberry Tree

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...

Eltham Palace.

Eltham (33 Pictures)

The attractive suburb of Eltham is part of the urban sprawl of Greater London...

Marylebone, London

Marylebone (6 Pictures)

Marylebone is one of London's more affluent area's, it is home mostly to the well to do, and yet only a couple of centuries ago a large workhouse was built here to give shelter to the poor and homeless, often foundlings were discovered on the workhouse doorstep...

Shepherds Tavern, Mayfair

Mayfair (33 Pictures)

Mayfair has it all, it is the haunt of the rich and famous, with elegant houses and apartment buildings that are the sole province of the wealthy...

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

The Cutty Sark Museum Ship, London

Cutty Sark Museum Ship (34 Pictures)

The Cutty Sark is the only surviving extreme clipper in the world. She now sits in dry dock and is one of the great sights of.....

Kensington Gardens - Kensington Palace and rectangular pond

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 Albert Hall in London

Royal Albert Hall (24 Pictures)

Impressive venue for Gala concerts and National celebrations. The Albert Hall was built in Kensington Gardens to a design by.....

The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum (31 Pictures)

The Natural History Museum is situated in South Kensington and first opened in 1881. The Museum is one of the finest and largest.....

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