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
The Oldest Park in London
5. The Oldest Park in London
Thomas Hardy's Tree
6. Thomas Hardy's Tree
Bomb Crater Pond
7. Bomb Crater Pond
London Bridge Alcoves
8. London Bridge Alcoves
Charles Darwin lived here
9. Charles Darwin lived here
Greenberry Hill
10. Greenberry Hill

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

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

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