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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

Chelsea Old Church

Chelsea (173 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...

View of the house and gardens at Eltham Palace, South London.

Eltham (33 Pictures)

The attractive suburb of Eltham is part of the urban sprawl of Greater London...

London River Thames Hammersmith Bridge Sunset from the bridge.

Hammersmith (18 Pictures)

Hammersmith developed around the River Thames, which is crossed via a graceful suspension bridge designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette...

The Castle

Notting Hill (35 Pictures)

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

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

London - City Hall (front view)

City Hall, London (13 Pictures)

Little gasps go up at the sight of the great rounded glass building on the south bank of the River Thames. Whether this is.....

Royal Albert Hall, London

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.....

Tower Bridge, London

Tower Bridge (205 Pictures)

London Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is a beautiful piece of Victorian engineering and is one of the many symbols of.....

London  Tower of London

Tower of London (233 Pictures)

Historic epicentre of might and majesty, the tower has a history without parallel anywhere else in the world. With its icy past.....

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