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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

London River Thames, Hammersmith, evening light on the riverside with reflections.

Hammersmith (18 Pictures)

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

A picture of Hyde Park

Kensington (86 Pictures)

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

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...

Skinners Arms

St Pancras (44 Pictures)

The name of the area is taken from the boy martyred in AD 304. Pancras was the orphaned Christian son of a Phrygian nobleman who was brought up at the court of the Emperor in Rome...

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

London, Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf (53 Pictures)

This is London's newest and brightest business district. It offers luxurious office buildings with up to the minute facilities,.....

The Royal Institution of Great Britain

Royal Institution of Great Britain (1 Pictures)

For over 200 years, the Royal Institution of Great Britain has been 'diffusing science for the common purposes of life'. A range.....

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.....

A picture of Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral (3 Pictures)


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