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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.
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Down House

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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Eltham Palace.

Eltham

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

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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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London River Thames Hammersmith Bridge Sunset from the bridge.

Hammersmith

Hammersmith developed around the River Thames, which is crossed via a graceful suspension bridge designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette...

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Royal Botanical Gardens Kew

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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Abbey Road Studios

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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Notting Hill

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

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The Duke

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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The Weavers Arms

Stamford Hill

Stamford Hill lies in the north of the London Borough of Hackney. It is a popular residential area, and home to one of Europes' largest Orthodox Jewish communities...

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Lyceum Theatre

Westminster

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...

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Greek Temple inside British Museum, London

British Museum London

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

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London central mosque from Regents Park, London

Central London Mosque

The Central London Mosque, founded in 1965 was designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd. 1978 saw the completion of the Mosque. The.....

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Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament

The Houses of Parliament, also known as The Palace of Westminster has been the seat of the two Houses of Parliament called the.....

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Queen Victoria Memorial

Queen Victoria Memorial

The grand memorial statue to a great Queen and Empress standing almost at the doorway of Buckingham Palace, is best appreciated.....

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The Royal Institution of Great Britain

Royal Institution of Great Britain

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

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Southwark Cathedral

Southwark Cathedral

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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The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is situated in South Kensington and first opened in 1881. The Museum is one of the finest and largest.....

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The Science Museum

The Science Museum

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

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A picture of Three Mills

Three Mills

A fascinating group of historic industrial buildings which include the House Mill, the largest tidal mill left standing in.....

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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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