Gillespie Park, winner of the Green Flag Award in 2019 and the London Conservation Area of the Year award in London in Bloom 2015, is Islington’s largest nature reserve. It is home to Islington Ecology Centre – a visitor and education centre which can be booked for events.Read More
This is the oldest LWT reserve and has a mix of new and ancient woodland, with remnants of Victorian gardens. You will find more than 200 species of trees and plants, as well as rare fungi, insects, birds and woodland mammals.Read More
Great hidden spot in Peckham where you can find wildlife habitats, like ponds, chalk band, wildflower meadow, woodland copse, herb garden, stag beetle sanctuaries, insect hotels and raised permaculture beds.Read More
They offer many farm related workshops for schools, but also a workshop on Plants, Food Growing & Gardening for KS1 and KS2.
Self-led visits are possible Monday-Friday, but must be booked in advance.
This park is the legacy from the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012 and London’s newest outdoor classroom. You can find lots of online resources for self guided tours on their website from KS1 to KS3, searchable by subject.Read More