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:

Itchycoo Park
1. Itchycoo Park
Whipps Cross Lido
2. Whipps Cross Lido
Peter the Great trashed here
3. Peter the Great trashed here
Brockley Stone Circle
4. Brockley Stone Circle
The Natural History Museum
5. The Natural History Museum
Bomb Crater Pond
6. Bomb Crater Pond
Greenberry Hill
7. Greenberry Hill
The Ian Dury Bench
8. The Ian Dury Bench
Hanging Gardens of Paddington
9. Hanging Gardens of Paddington
Gypsy Smith Memorial
10. Gypsy Smith Memorial

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

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

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