Lavender Pond and Nature Park SE16 5DZ
1.4 km / 0.9 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.
The Compound, Stave Hill Ecological Park SE16 6AX
1.7 km / 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.
1.7 km / 1.1 miles
Community-led riverside gardens and creative industries quarter being created from former coal dock. Café, children's workshops, exhibitions.
Cable Street Community Gardens E1 0EL
2.3 km / 1.4 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.
Ballast Quay Garden SE10 9PD
2.5 km / 1.5 miles
Garden on a wharf beside the River Thames in East Greenwich, returned to nature in the late 1960s.