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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

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...

West Ealing

Ealing (41 Pictures)

Ealing is a thriving place which is now hugely cosmopolitan and has a wide range of multi-cultural offerings...

Severndroog Castle, Eltham

Eltham (33 Pictures)

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

Portobello Road

Notting Hill (35 Pictures)

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

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

Big Ben with directional signs, October 2008

Big Ben (116 Pictures)

Big Ben is famous the world over for being the giant four faced clock in London, England, but infact its not the name of the.....

Holland Park in London

Holland Park (21 Pictures)

Opened in 1952, Holland Park is the most romantic of all the London Parks with one of the main features being the Kyoto Japanese.....

Marble Arch

Marble Arch (10 Pictures)

Marble Arch was was designed by John Nash and purpose built in 1828 to be the grand entrance to Buckingham Palace. It is.....

The Science Museum

The Science Museum (8 Pictures)

The Science Museum, situated in South Kensington, first opened in 1857 and holds the world's largest collection illustrating both.....

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