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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

Eltham Palace

Eltham (33 Pictures)

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

Marylebone, London

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...

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...

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

Prince Albert Memorial

Albert Memorial (34 Pictures)

The Albert Memorial is a commemorative sculpture of Prince Albert commissioned by Queen Victoria. Whilst the structure was.....

Buckingham Palace, London

Buckingham Palace (105 Pictures)

Buckingham Palace is the first home and office of the Royal family in England, and has been the home to British sovereigns since.....

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.....

Westminster Cathedral at night

Westminster Cathedral (3 Pictures)

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