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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in Greater London..

About the county of Greater London

A county in England

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.

Or see below for all the magical places Greater London has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

Greater London Towns & Villages

The Sand Walk, 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...

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...

John Betjemen, St. Pancras Station

St Pancras (44 Pictures)

The name of the area is taken from the boy martyred in AD 304. Pancras was the orphaned Christian son of a Phrygian nobleman who was brought up at the court of the Emperor in Rome...

Lewisham street in Westminister district of London

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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Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament (112 Pictures)

The Houses of Parliament, also known as The Palace of Westminster has been the seat of the two Houses of Parliament called the.....

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral (99 Pictures)

St Paul's Cathedral is the largest cathedral in England and is the masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren, whos plans were finally.....

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