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A county in England

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

The Bunch Of Grapes

Chelsea (169 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...

Fulham Football Club

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...

Harrods

Kensington (86 Pictures)

The attractive Royal borough of Kensington has many special places. Most prominent is Kensington Palace, birthplace of Queen Victoria...

Clun Castle at Paddington

London (3124 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.....

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

Highgate Cemetery, London

Highgate Cemetery (37 Pictures)

London's famous victorian Cemetery..

Giraffe, London Zoo

London Zoo (44 Pictures)

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.....

The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum (36 Pictures)

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

Tower Bridge, London

Tower Bridge (209 Pictures)

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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