London, one of world’s most visited cities, has always been associated with grand tourist attractions. Maybe less famous to the rest of the world, are London’s natural spaces and wildlife, offering the best alternative for the tourists who prefer to spend a peaceful time far from the agitated city life. Below are Top Sights Tours picks for the best of Botanical London!
South London Botanical Institute
Founded in 1910 in Tulse Hill, the South London Botanical Institute has a beautiful botanical garden and runs a wide range of courses, workshops, school visits and events for all ages.
Syon House and Gardens
Landscaped by renowned garden innovator Capability Brown, the 16 hectares (40 acres) of stunning outside space at Syon House feature the spectacular Great Conservatory and a host of rare trees and plants.
Charlton House Peace Garden
Among Charlton House’s expansive grounds, the original walled garden is dedicated as a Peace Garden in support of Amnesty International’s Stop Violence Against Women campaign.
Eltham Palace and Gardens
The grounds of the Art Deco-inspired Eltham Palace include seven hectares (19 acres) of original medieval gardens, which also feature some unusual Art Deco elements and one of London’s oldest working bridges over the moat.