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About 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. View the pictures of Greater London..

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Downe

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...

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Ealing

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

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View of the house and gardens at Eltham Palace, South London.

Eltham

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

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The Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation Home, Fulham Road, Fulham Broadway

Fulham

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...

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Kew Gardens Railway Station

Kew

Kew is just downstream from the delights of Richmond, and is best known for the Royal Botanic Gardens, or as they are more popularly known 'Kew Gardens'...

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London

London is one of the World's most exciting, cultural destinations where visitors can walk with history whilst enjoying all that is best of modern day facilities, shops, theatres.....

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Marylebone, London

Marylebone

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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A picture of Piccadilly

Piccadilly

One of the Capital's most noted places, Piccadilly sweeps uphill with handsome houses on one side and Green Park on the other...

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St Pancras

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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Clissold House

Stoke Newington

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...

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Terminal 5 -Outside

Heathrow Airport

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Air Lingus

Heathrow Airport Visitor Centre

An insight into the past, present and future of Heathrow airport. For all age groups..

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Highgate Cemetery, London

Highgate Cemetery

London's famous victorian Cemetery..

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Marble Arch

Marble Arch

Marble Arch was was designed by John Nash and purpose built in 1828 to be the grand entrance to Buckingham Palace. It is.....

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Regent's Park

Regents Park

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.....

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Royal Albert Hall, London

Royal Albert Hall

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

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The Gold State Coach

The Royal Mews

The Royal Stables at the side of Buckingham Palace, London. Established by George III in 1762 and Redesigned by John Nash in 1825.....

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Wellington Arch, London

Wellington Arch

This is one of London's famous ceremonial arches, it was designed in 1825 as a triumphal entrance to Buckingham Palace from the.....

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A picture of Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral

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Winchester Palace, London, along the embankment.

Winchester Palace

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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