On the bank of the Thames, opposite Canary Wharf, is one of the best farms in the city. It’s completely free and has something to entertaining all members of the family. It’s got a working blacksmith, animals, local ice cream and coffee!
The elevated position of Primrose Hill affords some fantastic views of London. Based closed to the fashionable markets of Camden, this is a part of North London that’s certainly worth visiting. It offers beautiful views and a break from the crowds. You can walk quietly from here to Regent’s Park or Hampstead Heath.
Richmond Park is a gorgeous, huge outdoor space full of beautiful trees and roaming with deer. There’s a real majestic feel here – after all, this was Henry VII’s hunting ground! Richmond Park offers a great opportunity to get into the countryside without leaving the city. It’s perfect for lounging around and picnicking.
Chelsea Physic Garden is the second oldest botanical garden in the UK. The walled garden is stunning and really interesting. The food at the Tangerine Dream café is also great. The Kings Road and the Saatchi Gallery as well as Battersea Park are all accessible from here.
Bedfordshire – If in London, you have easy access via the many train stations to the beautiful Home Counties. Why not visit the likes of Bedfordshire while in the capital? Bedfordshire is renowned for its beautiful rolling countryside as well as a number of attractions including Woburn Safari Park, Whipsnade Zoo and the Shuttleworth Collection. The county also provides for a number of services with its doctors, eye clinics, hospitals, hotels, restaurants and plenty more.