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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

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...

Curzon St., Mayfair

Mayfair (33 Pictures)

Mayfair has it all, it is the haunt of the rich and famous, with elegant houses and apartment buildings that are the sole province of the wealthy...

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...

Runtzmere Lake

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

London - a picture of Ponds of Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath (9 Pictures)

This marvellous richly planted seemingly unending open area is one of London's favourite places. It was formerly the grounds of.....

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, The Beatles.

Madame Tussauds (15 Pictures)

Madame Tussauds, the worldwide famous Waxworks Museum has a multitude of fascinating exhibits of famous people such as Michael.....

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral (99 Pictures)

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

Wellington Museum, from Wellington Arch in 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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