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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

Chelsea Bridge - Viewed From Albert Bridge

Chelsea (173 Pictures)

Chelsea is a district in London which in recent times gained fame as the 'home' of the 'swinging sixties' . The swinging sixties was defined on the Kings Road, which runs the length of the area and both the Beatles and the Rolling Stones lived here at one time...

Down House

Downe (18 Pictures)

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...

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...

Terrace Across the Street from our Room at the Paddington Hotel

Westminster (129 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Greater London

Earl's Court in London

Earl's Court Exhibition Centre (4 Pictures)

Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London..

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Greenwich Park (113 Pictures)

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

Kew Palace

Kew Palace (13 Pictures)

See also Kew Royal Botanical Gardens..

Queen's House, Greenwich. Now part of the National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum (17 Pictures)

This museum is one of the most important of all the British museums, for it is a unique celebration of the history of the British.....

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