• Camley Street Natural Park

    Nature Reserve & Woodland

    Camley Street Natural Park/12 Camley St, Regent's Park, NW1 0PW [map]

    This tiny oasis of nature near King's Cross - one of the oldest and most influential of urban ecology parks - is home to many frogs, toads and newts and sees an abundance of wild flowers in summer.

  • Canalside Activity Centre

    Water Sports

    Canal Close, North Kensington, W10 5AY [map]

  • Central Park


    Cranford Road, Dartford, DA1 1JP [map]

    Central Park comprises some 26 acres ranging from formal gardens near to the Town Centre, through ornamental areas to informal open space at the southern end towards Princes Road. Each summer at…

  • Centre for Wildlife Gardening


    28 Marsden Rd, Peckham, SE15 4EE [map]

    An educational centre in Peckham, run by the London Wildlife Trust, which demonstrates how to make gardens more attractive to wildlife.

  • Chalk Wood and Joyden's Wood

    Nature Reserve & Woodland

    DA2 7NY [map]

    A large ancient woodland and areas of heathland in glades, extending into Kent, with exceptionally rich plant life.

  • The Chase and Eastbrookend Country Park

    Nature Reserve & Woodland


    This extensive area of grassland and former gravel works contains a variety of aquatic plants and attracts numerous waterfowl and wading birds.

  • Crane Corridor



    This corridor of open space around the River Crane combines an excellent variety of wetland habitats, including ponds and lakes, and includes some historic buildings.

  • Cranham Marsh

    Nature Reserve & Woodland


    Marshland is rare in London and this excellent combination of ancient wet woodland, wet meadow and marsh provides an important habitat for marsh-dwelling species.

  • Crayford Marshes

    Nature Reserve & Woodland

    DA8 2LA [map]

    One of the few remaining areas of Thames grazing marsh in London, with ditches supporting a wealth of rare plants and animals, and a good range of breeding birds.

  • Devonshire Road Nature Reserve

    Nature Reserve & Woodland

    Devonshire Road, Forest Hill, SE23 3TQ [map]

    Devonshire Road Nature Reserve has a pond, meadow, beehive and wildlife conservation area.

  • Downe Bank and Cudham Valley North

    Nature Reserve & Woodland


    Downe Bank nature reserve was known to Charles Darwin as the 'Orchis Bank' for the many orchids that grow there. The site also includes areas of ancient beech woodland, and is home to many birds and…

  • Duke of Northumberland's River

    Nature Reserve & Woodland


    A section of river with excellent water quality, providing a home for water voles, a variety of fish and aquatic plants, and an exceptional range of aquatic insects.

  • Dukes Meadow


    Dukes Meadow, Chiswick, W4 2RX [map]

  • Edgware Way Grassland


    HA8 8QJ [map]

    This damp, herb-rich grassland includes London's strongest population of the regionally rare plant great burnet and many other uncommon plants characteristic of old meadows.


    Family Activity

    119 Roding Lane North, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 8NA [map]

    Adventure playground for children, young people and adults with disabilities

  • Erith Marshes

    Nature Reserve & Woodland


    One of the very few remaining areas of Thames-side grazing marsh in London, supporting scarce birds, plants and insects.

  • Ewer Street Car Park

    Pub & Bar

    Great Suffolk Street, SE1 0NR [map]

  • Forest Hill to New Cross Gate Railway Cutting



    Probably the finest selection of railside habitats in London, this wide cutting combines three nature reserves, containing woodland, scrub, grassland and reed beds.

  • Fryent Country Park

    Nature Reserve & Woodland

    HA3 9TR [map]

    This country park is a 100-hectare haven of traditional countryside in the heart of urban Middlesex.

  • Gillespie Park Nature Reserve and Islington Ecology Centre

    Nature Reserve & Woodland

    191 Drayton Park, N5 1PH [map]

    Gillespie Park is a nature reserve in Islington with insects, birds, wild flowers and pond life. Courses and ranger talks are available, call 020 7527 2121 for more information.