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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

The pond

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...

A picture of Kensington

Kensington (86 Pictures)

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

London Bridge

London (3125 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.....

A picture of 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...

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

Kensington Palace Gardens

Kensington Palace (41 Pictures)

Kensington Palace is not only the private residence for several members of the Royal Family, it also has designated areas that.....

London Eye

London Eye (245 Pictures)

At a height of 450 feet (135m) and 1600 tonnes, the London Eye Observation Wheel is the biggest of its kind to ever be built. It.....

London - The Old Curiosity shop. The oldest shop in central London dating from around 1567

The Old Curiosity Shop, London (3 Pictures)

The oldest shop in central London dating from around 1567. Reputed to be the inspiration for Dickens' famous book of the same.....

The Science Museum

The Science Museum (8 Pictures)

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

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