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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

West Ealing

Ealing (41 Pictures)

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

London Bridge

London (3162 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.....

London - Marylebone, Paddington Place, Sept 2002

Marylebone (6 Pictures)

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...

The Duke

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

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.....

Queen's House, Greenwich. Now part of the National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum (17 Pictures)

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.....

Wellington arch, London

Wellington Arch (8 Pictures)

This is one of London's famous ceremonial arches, it was designed in 1825 as a triumphal entrance to Buckingham Palace from the.....

Winchester Palace, London, along the embankment.

Winchester Palace (2 Pictures)

Winchester Palace was built in the early 13th century as the London house of the Bishops of Winchester. Destroyed by fire in.....

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