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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

Fulham Broadway

Fulham (53 Pictures)

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...

View North from Lambeth Bridge, London

London (3162 Pictures)

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.....

Curzon St., Mayfair

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...

The meeting place, St Pancras Station

St Pancras (44 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Greater London

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Greenwich Park (121 Pictures)

Greenwich Park covers 73 hectares (183 acres) and is the oldest enclosed Royal Park. Greenwich Park is situated on a hilltop with.....

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, The Beatles.

Madame Tussauds (15 Pictures)

Madame Tussauds, the worldwide famous Waxworks Museum has a multitude of fascinating exhibits of famous people such as Michael.....

The Royal Institution of Great Britain

Royal Institution of Great Britain (1 Pictures)

For over 200 years, the Royal Institution of Great Britain has been 'diffusing science for the common purposes of life'. A range.....

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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