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:

Brockley Stone Circle
1. Brockley Stone Circle
Peter the Great trashed here
2. Peter the Great trashed here
The Oldest Park in London
3. The Oldest Park in London
Thomas Hardy's Tree
4. Thomas Hardy's Tree
Whipps Cross Lido
5. Whipps Cross Lido
Itchycoo Park
6. Itchycoo Park
Bomb Crater Pond
7. Bomb Crater Pond
The Ian Dury Bench
8. The Ian Dury Bench
Rodney Catches the Butterfly
9. Rodney Catches the Butterfly
King George II meets Mozart
10. King George II meets Mozart

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

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

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