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
St Dunstan in the East Gardens
3. St Dunstan in the East Gardens
Thomas Hardy's Tree
4. Thomas Hardy's Tree
The Oldest Park in London
5. The Oldest Park in London
Bomb Crater Pond
6. Bomb Crater Pond
Friday Hill House
7. Friday Hill House
London Bridge Alcoves
8. London Bridge Alcoves
The Ian Dury Bench
9. The Ian Dury Bench
Rodney Catches the Butterfly
10. Rodney Catches the Butterfly

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

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

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