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About the county of Greater LondonGreater 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.
See our recommended Greater London towns and villages below, along with our listed Greater London attractions, and Greater London hotels and holiday cottages.
Recommended towns & villages to visit in Greater London
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...
One of the Capital's most noted places, Piccadilly sweeps uphill with handsome houses on one side and Green Park on the other...
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...
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...All Greater London towns & villagesHistoric Market TownsPicturesque VillagesHistoric CitiesAll towns in England
Recommended attractions in Greater London
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 is the largest cathedral in England and is the masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren, whos plans were finally.....
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 was built in the early 13th century as the London house of the Bishops of Winchester. Destroyed by fire in.....All Greater London AttractionsCastles in Greater LondonGreater London Beauty SpotsAll England Attractions
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Random England fact:
The Bridge Inn at Santon Bridge, Cumbria, is the venue for the annual 'World's Biggest Liar Competition'. The competition is held in memory of Will Ritson (1808–1890) a pub landlord from Wasdale, who was well known for his tall tales.
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