Nature themed places

London has some great parks still doggedly resisting the urban sprawl, so here's our collection of nature related places, stories, natural tales, and green spaces.

TOP 10 NATURE RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

Peter the Great trashed here
1. Peter the Great trashed here
Brockley Stone Circle
2. Brockley Stone Circle
Whipps Cross Lido
3. Whipps Cross Lido
Itchycoo Park
4. Itchycoo Park
Thomas Hardy's Tree
5. Thomas Hardy's Tree
Bomb Crater Pond
6. Bomb Crater Pond
Walthamstow Wetlands
7. Walthamstow Wetlands
Charles Darwin lived here
8. Charles Darwin lived here
The Oldest Park in London
9. The Oldest Park in London
Friday Hill House
10. Friday Hill House

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

11. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
12. The Elfin Oak @ Kensington Gardens
13. Statue of Gandhi @ Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London
14. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
15. Princess Caroline's Sunken Bath @ Charlton Way Entrance, Blackheath Park, Greenwic
16. Pole Hill's Inaccurate Obelisk @ Pole Hill, Chingford
17. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
18. Arty Langthorne Park @ Birch Grove, Leyton
19. Stokenchurch Shoe Tree @ Wycombe Road, Stokenchurch, Middle
20. The House of Keyboards @ Fenton House, Windmill Hill, Hampstead Grove, Lo
21. Lesnes Abbey Ruins @ Abbey Road, Belvedere, Kent
22. Gypsy Smith Memorial @ North Walthamstow, Hale End
23. Ambresbury Banks @ Epping Forest
24. 1st Channel swimmer lived here @ The Limes, New Road, Bedfont
25. Deen City Farm @ 39 Windsor Avenue, Merton Abbey
26. The Museum of Garden History @ Lambeth Palace Road, London
27. Octavia's Red Cross Gardens @ 50 Redcross Way, Bankside
28. Nunhead Cemetery @ Linden Grove, Nunhead, Southwark
29. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
30. Oak Hill Parks Famous Tree @ Church Hill Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire
31. St Dunstan in the East Gardens @ St Dunstan's Hill, Off Roehampton Lane, London
32. Knighton Wood's Train Track @ Knighton Wood, Monkhams Lane, Buckhurst Hill
33. A Great Oak at Charing Cross @ Charing Cross
34. Zoologist Gosse lived here @ 56 Mortimer Road, Hackney
35. Clouds Godfather lived here @ 7 Bruce Grove, Tottenham
36. Kyoto Gardens @ Holland Park, London
37. Pimlico Gardens and Huskisson @ Chelsea Embankment, Pimlico
38. The Great Vine @ Hampton Court Gardens, London
39. Chislehurst Caves @ The Chalk Pit, Old Hill, Chislehurst
40. A Farm In The City @ Pier Street
41. Hampstead Observatory @ Lower Terrace, Hampstead
42. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
43. Hanging Gardens of Paddington @ 16 London Street
44. The Round Pond @ Kensington Gardens, Kensington
45. Richmond Hill's View @ Richmond Hill, Richmond
46. Bradley's Tea Hut @ Hill Wood, Fairmead Road, High Beech, Epping For
47. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
48. Rodney Catches the Butterfly @ Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith
49. Hampstead's False Bridge @ Hampstead Heath, Hampstead
50. Valentines Park @ Emerson Road, Ilford
51. Ranelagh Pleasure Gardens @ Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London
52. Hampton Court Privy Garden @ Hampton Court, London
53. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
54. London's Public Stalactites @ Tottenham Court Road Underpass, London
55. Wanstead Flats @ Wanstead
56. Ruislip Woods @ Ducks Hill Road, Ruislip
57. The Birdman of Winchmore Hill @ 96 Green Dragon Lane, Palmers Green
58. The Phoenix Garden @ Stacey Street, Coven Garden, London
59. Battersea Park @ Battersea
60. Greenberry Hill @ Primrose Hill, London
61. Brunel's Tree...Alive & Kicking @ Railway Avenue
62. Brockwell Park's Walled Garden @ Brockwell Park, Lambeth, London
63. Wetlands in London @ Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes
64. London Planetarium @ Marylebone Road
65. The Museum of Garden History @ Lambeth Palace Road, London
66. Abney Park Cemetary @ Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington High Street
67. Oldest Allotment in London @ Off Forest Road, Walthamstow
68. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden
69. Postman's Park @ Aldersgate Street
70. London's 9/11 Memorial @ Grosvenor Square, London
71. Queen Mary's Rose Garden @ Regents Park
72. The Horniman Museum @ 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London
73. Sutcliffe Park and The Quaggy @ Meadowside, Eltham
74. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
75. The Piccadilly Hotel's Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
76. Sustainable Living in Surrey @ 24 Helios Road, Wallington
77. The Medicinal Garden @ 1-11 St Andrews Place and Peto Place
78. The Bend It Like Beckham Party! @ Gunnersbury Park Estate, Popes Lane
79. Nature's Throne @ Off Lea Valley Road, Clapton
80. Camley Street Natural Park @ 12 Camley Street, Kings Cross
81. King George II meets Mozart @ St James Park, London
82. Cliveden and the Profumo Affair @ Taplow, Maidenhead
83. Advancing Geography @ 1 Kensington Gore
84. Inner Temple Garden @ Crown Office Row, Blackfriars
85. Northala Fields @ Kensington Road, Northolt
86. The Lady Well Spring @ 148 Ladywell Road, Ladywell, Lewisham
87. Coram's Fields: Children only! @ 93 Guilford Street, London
88. Highbury Mural @ 18 Highbury Grove, Highbury, Islington
89. Grant Museum of Zoology @ Rockefeller Building, 21 University Street, Bloo
90. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
91. White Chapel & Altab Ali Park @ Adler Street, Tower Hamlets, London
92. The Hill in Hampstead @ Inverforth Close, North End Way, Hampstead
93. Duck Island Cottage @ Duck Island, St James's Park
94. Kenwood Ladies' Bathing Pond @ Hampstead Heath, off Millfield Lane, Highgate
95. London Bridge Alcoves @ Approach Road, Victoria Park, Hackney Wick
96. London Zoo @ Regent's Park, London

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