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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

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...

Sign at piccadilly at nite. London

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...

St Matthias Church

Stoke Newington (148 Pictures)

Stoke Newington offers visitors a diverse cultural experience, it has restaurants of all types of cuisine, plenty of pubs, clubs, shops and markets, and is sufficiently close to all the historic attractions at the heart of the City of London...

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

Richard the Lionheart statue, Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament (112 Pictures)

The Houses of Parliament, also known as The Palace of Westminster has been the seat of the two Houses of Parliament called the.....

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral (99 Pictures)

St Paul's Cathedral is the largest cathedral in England and is the masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren, whos plans were finally.....

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.....

Winchester Palace, London, along the embankment.

Winchester Palace (2 Pictures)

Winchester Palace was built in the early 13th century as the London house of the Bishops of Winchester. Destroyed by fire in.....

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