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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

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Kensington (86 Pictures)

The attractive Royal borough of Kensington has many special places. Most prominent is Kensington Palace, birthplace of Queen Victoria...

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...

Berkeley Square

Mayfair (33 Pictures)

Mayfair has it all, it is the haunt of the rich and famous, with elegant houses and apartment buildings that are the sole province of the wealthy...

First Floor Restaurant

Notting Hill (35 Pictures)

This area of London is known throughout the world as the scene of London's biggest annual street party...

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Havering Country Park, Romford

Havering Country Park (5 Pictures)

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Marble Arch

Marble Arch (10 Pictures)

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

National Gallery, London

National Gallery London (14 Pictures)

The grand building of the National Gallery dominates Trafalgar Square, London. It was built to a design by William Wilkins and.....

London - Southwark Cathedral, Sept 2002

Southwark Cathedral (14 Pictures)

This is believed to be the oldest Gothic building in London, it stands on a spot where religious buildings have stood for over a.....

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