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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in Greater London, England.

About the county of Greater London

A county in England

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.

Or see below for all the magical places Greater London has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in Greater London

Down House

Downe (18 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

In common with most of this region the history of Downe reaches down the centuries to the days of the Romans and William the Conqueror...

Kew Gardens Railway Station

Kew (99 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

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'...

Curzon St., Mayfair

Mayfair (33 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

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 to visit in Greater London

Cleopatra's Needle in London

Cleopatra's Needle, London (6 Pictures)

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Southwark Cathedral, South Bank, London

Southwark Cathedral (14 Pictures)

This is believed to be the oldest Gothic building in London, it stands on a spot where religious buildings have stood for over a.....

Tower of London, London

Tower of London (245 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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