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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

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...

Greenwich, Greater London

Greenwich (302 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...

Curzon St., 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...

Skinners Arms

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

Evening view from Buckingham Palace along the lake in St James Park to Whitehall and Horseguards.

Buckingham Palace (106 Pictures)

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

London - Regent's Park and Chester Terrace, Sept 2002

Regents Park (93 Pictures)

Although the history of Regent's Park stretches back to the time of Charles I, it really only came into its own during the early.....

The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum (31 Pictures)

The Natural History Museum is situated in South Kensington and first opened in 1881. The Museum is one of the finest and largest.....

Wellington museum, London

The Wellington Museum (4 Pictures)

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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