A former orchard, quarry and landfill site reclaimed by nature, this once neglected area is now a thriving oasis in Crayford boasting several unusual species of insects.
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Restored woodland and heathland in Croydon which typifies London’s semi-natural habitats, providing a home for stag beetles and woodpeckers.
Camley Street Natural Park in King's Cross is temporarily closed to the public in order to prepare for the construction of a new visitor and learning centre. It will reopen in early 2020.
Idyllic wildlife garden and award-winning visitor centre in quiet residential street in Peckham.
A fantastic variety of habitats including woodland, reedbed, ditches, ponds and river can be found on a site formerly used for gunpowder production in western Twickenham.
A designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in North Uxbridge, supporting some of the finest examples of wet woodland in London.
A thriving acid grassland habitat, reclaimed by nature and alive with flowers and butterflies in summer in Harefield, Hillingdon.
One of the largest of London’s six remaining lowland bogs can be found tucked away on Wimbledon Common.
One of the finest examples of rare wet grazing meadows in London and part-designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), near Denham, Hillingdon.
Alder and willow woodland set between the Rivers Colne and Frays in West Drayton, rich in aquatic life.