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
Whipps Cross Lido
2. Whipps Cross Lido
Itchycoo Park
3. Itchycoo Park
Brockley Stone Circle
4. Brockley Stone Circle
London Bridge Alcoves
5. London Bridge Alcoves
Bomb Crater Pond
6. Bomb Crater Pond
The Oldest Park in London
7. The Oldest Park in London
Rodney Catches the Butterfly
8. Rodney Catches the Butterfly
Statue of Gandhi
9. Statue of Gandhi
The Elfin Oak
10. The Elfin Oak

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

11. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
12. Lesnes Abbey Ruins @ Abbey Road, Belvedere, Kent
13. The Museum of Garden History @ Lambeth Palace Road, London
14. King George II meets Mozart @ St James Park, London
15. Greenberry Hill @ Primrose Hill, London
16. The Ian Dury Bench @ Poet's Corner, Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park
17. Friday Hill House @ 7 Simmons Lane, Chingford
18. Pole Hill's Inaccurate Obelisk @ Pole Hill, Chingford
19. London's Public Stalactites @ Tottenham Court Road Underpass, London
20. Charles Darwin lived here @ 12 Upper Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London
21. Ambresbury Banks @ Epping Forest
22. Queen Mary's Rose Garden @ Regents Park
23. Ranelagh Pleasure Gardens @ Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London
24. Deen City Farm @ 39 Windsor Avenue, Merton Abbey
25. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
26. Thomas Hardy's Tree @ Pancras Road, Kings Cross
27. Abney Park Cemetary @ Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington High Street
28. Stokenchurch Shoe Tree @ Wycombe Road, Stokenchurch, Middle
29. 1st Channel swimmer lived here @ The Limes, New Road, Bedfont
30. Clouds Godfather lived here @ 7 Bruce Grove, Tottenham
31. St Dunstan in the East Gardens @ St Dunstan's Hill, Off Roehampton Lane, London
32. London's 9/11 Memorial @ Grosvenor Square, London
33. London Zoo @ Regent's Park, London
34. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
35. The Bend It Like Beckham Party! @ Gunnersbury Park Estate, Popes Lane
36. Knighton Wood's Train Track @ Knighton Wood, Monkhams Lane, Buckhurst Hill
37. Zoologist Gosse lived here @ 56 Mortimer Road, Hackney
38. Octavia's Red Cross Gardens @ 50 Redcross Way, Bankside
39. Ruislip Woods @ Ducks Hill Road, Ruislip
40. The Lady Well Spring @ 148 Ladywell Road, Ladywell, Lewisham
41. Coram's Fields: Children only! @ 93 Guilford Street, London
42. The Round Pond @ Kensington Gardens, Kensington
43. Battersea Park @ Battersea
44. A Great Oak at Charing Cross @ Charing Cross
45. Gypsy Smith Memorial @ North Walthamstow, Hale End
46. The Great Vine @ Hampton Court Gardens, London
47. The Medicinal Garden @ 1-11 St Andrews Place and Peto Place
48. Walthamstow Wetlands @ 2 Forest Road, Tottenham
49. Cremorne Gardens @ Lots Road, Chelsea
50. Princess Caroline's Sunken Bath @ Charlton Way Entrance, Blackheath Park, Greenwic
51. Advancing Geography @ 1 Kensington Gore
52. The Phoenix Garden @ Stacey Street, Coven Garden, London
53. Wanstead Flats @ Wanstead
54. Bradley's Tea Hut @ Hill Wood, Fairmead Road, High Beech, Epping For
55. Hampstead Observatory @ Lower Terrace, Hampstead
56. The Museum of Garden History @ Lambeth Palace Road, London
57. Arty Langthorne Park @ Birch Grove, Leyton
58. Valentines Park @ Emerson Road, Ilford
59. Hampton Court Privy Garden @ Hampton Court, London
60. Cliveden and the Profumo Affair @ Taplow, Maidenhead
61. Brunel's Tree...Alive & Kicking @ Railway Avenue
62. Sustainable Living in Surrey @ 24 Helios Road, Wallington
63. Camley Street Natural Park @ 12 Camley Street, Kings Cross
64. Chislehurst Caves @ The Chalk Pit, Old Hill, Chislehurst
65. Brockwell Park's Walled Garden @ Brockwell Park, Lambeth, London
66. White Chapel & Altab Ali Park @ Adler Street, Tower Hamlets, London
67. The Piccadilly Hotel's Tornado @ 12 Sherwood Street, Piccadilly, London
68. Kyoto Gardens @ Holland Park, London
69. Northala Fields @ Kensington Road, Northolt
70. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
71. A Farm In The City @ Pier Street
72. Postman's Park @ Aldersgate Street
73. The House of Keyboards @ Fenton House, Windmill Hill, Hampstead Grove, Lo
74. Sutcliffe Park and The Quaggy @ Meadowside, Eltham
75. Oldest Allotment in London @ Off Forest Road, Walthamstow
76. The Birdman of Winchmore Hill @ 96 Green Dragon Lane, Palmers Green
77. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
78. Nature's Throne @ Off Lea Valley Road, Clapton
79. Highbury Mural @ 18 Highbury Grove, Highbury, Islington
80. Inner Temple Garden @ Crown Office Row, Blackfriars
81. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden
82. Wetlands in London @ Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes
83. Grant Museum of Zoology @ Rockefeller Building, 21 University Street, Bloo
84. Nunhead Cemetery @ Linden Grove, Nunhead, Southwark
85. Kenwood Ladies' Bathing Pond @ Hampstead Heath, off Millfield Lane, Highgate
86. Pimlico Gardens and Huskisson @ Chelsea Embankment, Pimlico
87. London Planetarium @ Marylebone Road
88. Duck Island Cottage @ Duck Island, St James's Park
89. Oak Hill Parks Famous Tree @ Church Hill Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire
90. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
91. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
92. Hanging Gardens of Paddington @ 16 London Street
93. Richmond Hill's View @ Richmond Hill, Richmond
94. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
95. Hampstead's False Bridge @ Hampstead Heath, Hampstead
96. The Hill in Hampstead @ Inverforth Close, North End Way, Hampstead
97. The Horniman Museum @ 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London

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