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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

Autumn, Walpole Park, Ealing

Ealing (37 Pictures)

Ealing is a thriving place which is now hugely cosmopolitan and has a wide range of multi-cultural offerings...

Greenwich, Greater London

Greenwich (312 Pictures)

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...

In search of a bargain at Notting Hill, London

Notting Hill (35 Pictures)

This area of London is known throughout the world as the scene of London's biggest annual street party...

St Mary's

Stoke Newington (148 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Greater London

The Cutty Sark Museum Ship, London

Cutty Sark Museum Ship (34 Pictures)

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.....

Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew.

Kew Royal Botanical Gardens (221 Pictures)

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

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.....

Royal Albert Hall, October 2008

Royal Albert Hall (24 Pictures)

Impressive venue for Gala concerts and National celebrations. The Albert Hall was built in Kensington Gardens to a design by.....

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