The Japanese sculpted garden is a place of cultural calm in Holland Park. With waterfalls, stone lanterns, Japanese maple trees and ponds full of Koi carp you really feel like you could be in Japan. Also keep your eyes peeled for a peacock or two!
The Barbican Conservatory
The second biggest Conservatory in London houses around 1,500 species of plants and trees, including rare and endangered species. There's a vibrant mix of temperate types ranging from deserts to rainforests. Don't forget to look up at the sky reaching palms and trailing tropical delights.
This stunning botanical garden in southwest London houses the largest and most diverse botanical collections in the world! With more greenhouses than you'll know what to do with, you'll need a whole day to explore everything on offer. Take your time to wander through the palm house, orangery, Japanese gateway, conservatory, museum and so much more!
Londons highest public garden! Not great for those with vertigo, but perfect for everyone else. With 360-degree views of the city you're surrounded by lush greenery, observation decks and an outdoor terrace. You'll walk around a mix of Mediterranean and South African plants that flourish all year round in full colour. It's free to visit but book your space before you go!
Hackney Marshes is a gorgeous green expanse that holds a Green Flag award, given to only the best green spaces in the country. With lots of wildlife and local initiatives running all year round such as litter picking, it really is a local lovers hot spot.