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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

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...

St Thomas More Catholic Church

Chelsea (169 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...

Down House &  Mulberry Tree

Downe (18 Pictures)

In common with most of this region the history of Downe reaches down the centuries to the days of the Romans and William the Conqueror...

Severndroog Castle, Eltham

Eltham (33 Pictures)

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

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

Scene from the British Museum looking through the ceiling of the courtyard

British Museum London (94 Pictures)

Situated in Great Russell Street, The British Museum is the oldest, and one of the largest museums in the world. Housed in one.....

Queen Victoria Statue 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.....

Royal Observatory

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich (35 Pictures)

The Royal Observatory was constructed by Sir Christopher Wren following the appointment of John Flamsteed as Royal Astronomer in.....

The Science Museum

The Science Museum (8 Pictures)

The Science Museum, situated in South Kensington, first opened in 1857 and holds the world's largest collection illustrating both.....

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