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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

Walking the Canal from Camden Town to Lisson Grove. Picture taken in Mid May, 2005

Camden Town (141 Pictures)

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

The Royal Arcade (c.1879), Mayfair

Mayfair (33 Pictures)

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...

The Turnpike House

Stamford Hill (28 Pictures)

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...

Boudica

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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Recommended attractions in Greater London

The Albert Memorial

Albert Memorial (34 Pictures)

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

Air Lingus

Heathrow Airport Visitor Centre (6 Pictures)

An insight into the past, present and future of Heathrow airport. For all age groups..

Highgate Cemetery, London

Highgate Cemetery (37 Pictures)

London's famous victorian Cemetery..

Queen Victoria Memorial - Crowd at Changing of The Guard, London

Queen Victoria Memorial (18 Pictures)

The grand memorial statue to a great Queen and Empress standing almost at the doorway of Buckingham Palace, is best appreciated.....

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