Cable Street Community Gardens E1 0EL
0.4 km / 0.3 miles
A well-established community garden situated in the heart of an historic inner-city area. Light refreshments with homemade produce, craft stalls, children's activities, music.
Lavender Pond and Nature Park SE16 5DZ
1.5 km / 1 miles
One of the oldest urban nature reserves in the country. Main features are ponds, extensive stands of reed, a colourful marsh area and woodland. The original dock walls and locks remain alongside the old pumphouse.
Garden Barge Square at Downings Roads Moorings SE1 2AX
1.6 km / 1 miles
The decks of many of the barges moored here have been laid out with gardens to form an 'inside-out' floating garden square. Tea and cakes.
St Olave Hart Street Churchyard EC3R 7NB
1.7 km / 1 miles
Recently refurbished churchyard of medieval church rebuilt in the 15th century. Final resting place of Samuel Pepys and William Turner, 'the father of English botany'. Recent replanting includes several plants associated with Turner.
The Compound, Stave Hill Ecological Park SE16 6AX
1.7 km / 1.1 miles
An imaginative and creative space with a wildlife ‘city’, allotment, and woodland walk. Also the base for practical work carried out in the surrounding woodlands and meadows. Children's craft activities. Beekeeper.