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:

Whipps Cross Lido
1. Whipps Cross Lido
Peter the Great trashed here
2. Peter the Great trashed here
Walthamstow Wetlands
3. Walthamstow Wetlands
The Oldest Park in London
4. The Oldest Park in London
Itchycoo Park
5. Itchycoo Park
Brockley Stone Circle
6. Brockley Stone Circle
Thomas Hardy's Tree
7. Thomas Hardy's Tree
Bomb Crater Pond
8. Bomb Crater Pond
Friday Hill House
9. Friday Hill House
The Elfin Oak
10. The Elfin Oak

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

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

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