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About 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. View the pictures of Greater London..

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Camden Town

Camden town is a vibrant cosmopolitan region of London...

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Down House


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Me driving a D stock train.


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Eltham Palace


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Taken in Greenwich, standing by the Observatory looking down over the hill.


The might of british sea-power and the historic town of Greenwich are inseparable. Two famous English sea-faring vessels are here, one is the Cutty Sark, a famous old clipper that shipped tea from China in the 19th-century, and the other, from the 20th-century is Gypsy Moth 1V, sailed round the world by Sir Francis Chichester...

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London River Thames Hammersmith Bridge at sunset, New Year's day 2006.


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Horseguards Parade 2001 taken with my first digital camera


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One of the many Coach & Horses in London.  This one is Mayfair, off New Bond St.


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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The Weavers Arms

Stamford Hill

Stamford Hill lies in the north of the London Borough of Hackney. It is a popular residential area, and home to one of Europes' largest Orthodox Jewish communities...

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Lyceum Theatre


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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Prince Albert Memorial

Albert Memorial

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Big Ben through wrought iron at Westminster Abbey

Big Ben

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.....

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Scene from the British Museum looking through the ceiling of the courtyard

British Museum London

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

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Canary Wharf, London

Canary Wharf

This is London's newest and brightest business district. It offers luxurious office buildings with up to the minute facilities,.....

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Eltham Palace

Eltham Palace


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Terminal 2 - The middle point

Heathrow Airport


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Wellington Museum, from Wellington Arch in London

The Wellington Museum

Apsley House is best known for the fact that it was the home of the Duke of Wellington, but it was originally built by Robert.....

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A picture of Three Mills

Three Mills

A fascinating group of historic industrial buildings which include the House Mill, the largest tidal mill left standing in.....

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Tower of London Raven

Tower of London

Historic epicentre of might and majesty, the tower has a history without parallel anywhere else in the world. With its icy past.....

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