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
The Ian Dury Bench
8. The Ian Dury Bench
London Bridge Alcoves
9. London Bridge Alcoves
The Elfin Oak
10. The Elfin Oak

MORE NATURE SIGHTS:

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

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