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Historic county on the doorstep of the capital's major attractions

Welcome to Middlesex!

From the homes of our royal families past and present to Big Ben and the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, the historic county of Middlesex has an abundance of striking and historically-important buildings. From museums, galleries and historic buildings to parks, gardens and zoos, there’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained for a great day out. As well as the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and Hampton Court Palace, which are all found within Middlesex’s historical boundaries, other historically-important buildings of note and well worth a visit while you’re here include Syon Park, Marble Hill House and Osterley Park and House to name a few.

With giant shopping malls, hip markets and quaint streets filled with quirky independents, Middlesex is a haven for serious shoppers. Middlesex is home to Europe’s largest shopping centre – Westfield London – but the historic county is also famous for its many markets, including London’s biggest market, in Camden. In terms of nightlife, the historic county of Middlesex really comes alive after dark so if you’re planning a good night out, there’s plenty of places to choose from. Whether you are here to take in a little culture, theatre, shopping, sporting and music venues, you can always be assured of finding something exciting to do, tasty to eat or interesting to explore.

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