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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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Walking the Canal from Camden Town to Lisson Grove. Picture taken in Mid May, 2005

Camden Town

Camden town is a vibrant cosmopolitan region of London...

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Albert Bridge - Spanning The Thames Between Chelsea and Battersea

Chelsea

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...

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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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The Queen and Prince Philip at Greenwich

Greenwich

The might of british sea-power and the historic town of Greenwich are inseparable. Two famous English sea-faring vessels are here, one is the Cutty Sark, a famous old clipper that shipped tea from China in the 19th-century, and the other, from the 20th-century is Gypsy Moth 1V, sailed round the world by Sir Francis Chichester...

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Hammersmith Bridge, Hammersmith, London

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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Marylebone, London

Marylebone

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...

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Royal Academy of Arts (Burlington House), Piccadilly

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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St. Pancras, London

St Pancras

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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Runtzmere Lake

Stoke Newington

Stoke Newington offers visitors a diverse cultural experience, it has restaurants of all types of cuisine, plenty of pubs, clubs, shops and markets, and is sufficiently close to all the historic attractions at the heart of the City of London...

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Big Ben--A better look at the amazing details of the face of the clock.  Fantastic!

Big Ben

Big Ben is famous the world over for being the giant four faced clock in London, England, but infact its not the name of the.....

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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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The Cutty Sark Museum Ship, London

Cutty Sark Museum Ship

The Cutty Sark is the only surviving extreme clipper in the world. She now sits in dry dock and is one of the great sights of.....

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Kew Palace

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Old photo from 1977 London Zoo

London Zoo

Since opening its doors to the public in 1847 London Zoo has become the most famous zoo in the world. With over 650 species, an.....

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Royal Opera House, London

Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House is situated in the purely exquisite area of Covent Garden, London. Designed by Edward Shepherd, the.....

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St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral is the largest cathedral in England and is the masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren, whos plans were finally.....

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Greenwich; The National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum

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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Tower Bridge June 2009

Tower Bridge

London Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is a beautiful piece of Victorian engineering and is one of the many symbols of.....

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A partial view of Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral

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