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
The Oldest Park in London
2. The Oldest Park in London
Whipps Cross Lido
3. Whipps Cross Lido
Charles Darwin lived here
4. Charles Darwin lived here
Hampstead Observatory
5. Hampstead Observatory
The Ian Dury Bench
6. The Ian Dury Bench
King George II meets Mozart
7. King George II meets Mozart
Knighton Wood's Train Track
8. Knighton Wood's Train Track
Queen Mary's Rose Garden
9. Queen Mary's Rose Garden
1st Channel swimmer lived here
10. 1st Channel swimmer lived here

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

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

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