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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

Me driving a D stock train.

Ealing (41 Pictures)

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

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Greenwich (303 Pictures)

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...

A picture of Hammersmith

Hammersmith (18 Pictures)

Hammersmith developed around the River Thames, which is crossed via a graceful suspension bridge designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette...

The meeting place, 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...

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

London Royal Albert Hall, Albert Memorial, Hyde Park, in the fog! Dec 20th 2006

Albert Memorial (33 Pictures)

The Albert Memorial is a commemorative sculpture of Prince Albert commissioned by Queen Victoria. Whilst the structure was.....

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.....

The Gold State Coach

The Royal Mews (5 Pictures)

The Royal Stables at the side of Buckingham Palace, London. Established by George III in 1762 and Redesigned by John Nash in 1825.....

A picture of Three Mills

Three Mills (22 Pictures)

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

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