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A county in England

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

Fulham Broadway

Fulham (53 Pictures)

It is the home to both Fulham Football Club and Chelsea, both play at Premiership level, thus some of the football's most talented and highly paid stars can often be spotted strolling along Fulham's streets...

A picture of Hyde Park

Kensington (86 Pictures)

The attractive Royal borough of Kensington has many special places. Most prominent is Kensington Palace, birthplace of Queen Victoria...

In search of a bargain at Notting Hill, London

Notting Hill (35 Pictures)

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

Royal Academy of Arts (Burlington House), Piccadilly

Piccadilly (18 Pictures)

One of the Capital's most noted places, Piccadilly sweeps uphill with handsome houses on one side and Green Park on the other...

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

Buckingham Palace, London

Buckingham Palace (105 Pictures)

Buckingham Palace is the first home and office of the Royal family in England, and has been the home to British sovereigns since.....

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.....

Trafalgar Square Summer 2004

Trafalgar Square (118 Pictures)

Perhaps the best known square in the world, and the place where pigeons often used to outnumber people. Certainly no pigeons.....

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