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
The Oldest Park in London
3. The Oldest Park in London
Itchycoo Park
4. Itchycoo Park
Brockley Stone Circle
5. Brockley Stone Circle
Bomb Crater Pond
6. Bomb Crater Pond
Thomas Hardy's Tree
7. Thomas Hardy's Tree
St Dunstan in the East Gardens
8. St Dunstan in the East Gardens
Friday Hill House
9. Friday Hill House
Greenberry Hill
10. Greenberry Hill

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

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

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