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

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

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

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