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
Cremorne Gardens
2. Cremorne Gardens
Whipps Cross Lido
3. Whipps Cross Lido
Itchycoo Park
4. Itchycoo Park
Brockley Stone Circle
5. Brockley Stone Circle
Walthamstow Wetlands
6. Walthamstow Wetlands
Thomas Hardy's Tree
7. Thomas Hardy's Tree
London Bridge Alcoves
8. London Bridge Alcoves
Bomb Crater Pond
9. Bomb Crater Pond
The Oldest Park in London
10. The Oldest Park in London

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

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

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