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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

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

Eltham (33 Pictures)

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

Kew Gardens

Kew (99 Pictures)

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'...

Royal Academy of Arts (Burlington House), Piccadilly

Piccadilly (18 Pictures)

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

Stamford Hill Cafe

Stamford Hill (28 Pictures)

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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London - City Hall (front view)

City Hall, London (13 Pictures)

Little gasps go up at the sight of the great rounded glass building on the south bank of the River Thames. Whether this is.....

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Kew Royal Botanical Gardens (226 Pictures)

For over two hundred and fifty years, the gardens at Kew have been the dream and vision of talented gardeners, and the.....

Wellington museum, London

The Wellington Museum (4 Pictures)

Apsley House is best known for the fact that it was the home of the Duke of Wellington, but it was originally built by Robert.....

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