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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

St Thomas More Catholic Church

Chelsea (173 Pictures)

Chelsea is a district in London which in recent times gained fame as the 'home' of the 'swinging sixties' . The swinging sixties was defined on the Kings Road, which runs the length of the area and both the Beatles and the Rolling Stones lived here at one time...

Me climbing onto the Sarah Siddons.

Ealing (41 Pictures)

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

Eltham Palace

Eltham (33 Pictures)

The attractive suburb of Eltham is part of the urban sprawl of Greater London...

Marylebone, London

Marylebone (6 Pictures)

Marylebone is one of London's more affluent area's, it is home mostly to the well to do, and yet only a couple of centuries ago a large workhouse was built here to give shelter to the poor and homeless, often foundlings were discovered on the workhouse doorstep...

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

Eltham Palace

Eltham Palace (78 Pictures)

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The Royal Albert Hall in London

Royal Albert Hall (24 Pictures)

Impressive venue for Gala concerts and National celebrations. The Albert Hall was built in Kensington Gardens to a design by.....

The Royal Institution of Great Britain

Royal Institution of Great Britain (1 Pictures)

For over 200 years, the Royal Institution of Great Britain has been 'diffusing science for the common purposes of life'. A range.....

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