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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

House Boats, Regents Canal, Camden Town

Camden Town (141 Pictures)

Camden town is a vibrant cosmopolitan region of London...

The Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation Home, Fulham Road, Fulham Broadway

Fulham (53 Pictures)

It is the home to both Fulham Football Club and Chelsea, both play at Premiership level, thus some of the football's most talented and highly paid stars can often be spotted strolling along Fulham's streets...

Kew Gardens Railway Station

Kew (99 Pictures)

Kew is just downstream from the delights of Richmond, and is best known for the Royal Botanic Gardens, or as they are more popularly known 'Kew Gardens'...

The Royal Arcade (c.1879), 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...

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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.....

Earl's Court in London

Earl's Court Exhibition Centre (3 Pictures)

Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London..

Three Mills, Bow, London

Three Mills (22 Pictures)

A fascinating group of historic industrial buildings which include the House Mill, the largest tidal mill left standing in.....

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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