Berkeley Square is one of The Great Trees of London.

1. Berkeley Square

9.0
Berkeley Sq., London, Greater London
Park · Mayfair · 34 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The plane trees were planted in 1789, and are among the oldest in central London. The Capital Asset Value for Amenity Trees system values one at £750,000, making it the most valuable tree in Britain.

St. Andrew's Church is one of The Great Trees of London.

2. St. Andrew's Church

Totteridge Village, London, Greater London
Church · Totteridge · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: This ancient yew tree in the churchyard is estimated to be 2,000 years old, making it the oldest living thing in London.

The Hardy Tree is one of The Great Trees of London.

3. The Hardy Tree

St Pancras Old Church (Pancras Rd), Camden Town, Greater London
Tree · 1 tip
Cork Tree Retail Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

4. Cork Tree Retail Park

Automotive Shop · Watham Forest · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Home to a cork oak tree planted by the (long since gone) Cork Manufacturing Company in the 1910s.

Fulham Palace Gardens is one of The Great Trees of London.

5. Fulham Palace Gardens

8.3
Fulham Palace Rd, London, Greater London
Park · Hammersmith and Fulham · 8 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Site of the oldest holm oak in Britain, thought to have been planted when Fulham Palace was built in 1495.

Battersea Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

6. Battersea Park

9.5
Albert Bridge Rd, Battersea, Greater London
Park · 77 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Along the path east of Henry Moore's "Three Standing Figures" is the largest hybrid strawberry tree in Britain. No strawberries, though.

7. Cheapside Plane

Tree · Islington · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: On the site of St Peter's churchyard, destroyed in the Great Fire of London. Reportedly survived a direct from a World War II bomb. At 250 years old, possibly the oldest tree in the Square Mile.

The Dorchester is one of The Great Trees of London.

8. The Dorchester

9.4
53 Park Ln (Deanery St), Mayfair, Greater London
Hotel · Mayfair · 99 tips and reviews
Brunswick Square Gardens is one of The Great Trees of London.

9. Brunswick Square Gardens

7.5
Brunswick Square, London, Greater London
Park · King's Cross · 3 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Includes a large plane tree thought to be the second oldest in London.

Dean's Yard is one of The Great Trees of London.

10. Dean's Yard

6.5
Dean's Yard, London, Greater London
Plaza · Westminster · 4 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: On the north side of the square is one of the Great Trees of London, a plane tree whose growth has expanded to swallow up a drainpipe.

Victoria Embankment is one of The Great Trees of London.

11. Victoria Embankment

Victoria Embankment, London, Greater London
Road · Charing Cross · 6 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Hundreds of plane trees were planted along here when the road was built in the 1860s. Their variation may be due to their different species, and the landfill in the ground below.

The Gower Plane is one of The Great Trees of London.

12. The Gower Plane

Gower St, London, Greater London
Tree · Bloomsbury · No tips or reviews
Regent's College is one of The Great Trees of London.

13. Regent's College

College Engineering Building · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Home to the Regent's Plane, one of the Great Trees of London, planted in the early 19th century. Access by appointment only.

Ravenscourt Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

14. Ravenscourt Park

8.7
16 Ravenscourt Ave., London, Greater London
Park · Ravenscourt Park · 20 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The "grumpy looking" tree in the south of the park, with an overgrown trunk and misshapen branches, is a hundred-year-old plane tree. It's one of the Trees for Cities charity's Great Trees of London.

Tree of Heaven is one of The Great Trees of London.

15. Tree of Heaven

Ravenscourt Park, London, Greater London
Tree · Ravenscourt Park · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Commonly called the "tree of heaven", Ailanthus altissima is classed as a noxious weed in parts of the US and Australia, but doesn't quite have the climate here. This is among the largest in Britain.

Barn Elms Playing Field is one of The Great Trees of London.

16. Barn Elms Playing Field

Queen Elizabeth Walk
Park · Barnes · 3 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The circle of trees around the angler's pond includes "Barney", one of the oldest plane trees in London. It's thought to date back to around 1660, when the London plane was first hybridised.

The Black Horse is one of The Great Trees of London.

17. The Black Horse

179 Sheen Road
Housing Development · South Richmond · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Previously the site of a pub of the same name. In what used to be the pub garden is a heavily pollarded chestnut tree "of unusual shape"; one of the Great Trees of London.

Richmond Green is one of The Great Trees of London.

18. Richmond Green

9.2
The Green, Richmond, Greater London
Park · South Richmond · 17 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: In a private garden on the southwest side, next to a lane called The Wardrobe, is an enormous and rare stone pine tree, one of the Great Trees of London.

Marble Hill Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

19. Marble Hill Park

9.2
Richmond Rd., Twickenham, Greater London
Park · Twickenham · 7 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: This garden, planned by Alexander Pope, is home to one of the Great Trees of London: a black walnut tree that survived the storm of 1987, distinguishable by the dark colour of its bark.

York House Gardens is one of The Great Trees of London.

20. York House Gardens

8.6
Riverside (Sion Rd), Richmond, Greater London
Garden · Twickenham · 5 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The large cut leaf beech tree overhanging the river is one of the Great Trees of London.

The Richmond Royal Oak is one of The Great Trees of London.

21. The Richmond Royal Oak

Richmond Park, London, Greater London
Tree · Ham, Petersham and Richmond Riverside · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: On the path between Sidmouth Wood and the QE Plantation is the hollow, 750-year-old Royal Oak, of which the Great Trees of London book says "if you visit just one tree in this book, visit this one".

Danebury Avenue is one of The Great Trees of London.

22. Danebury Avenue

Danebury Av, Roehampton, Greater London
Road · Wandsworth · 2 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The street was once part of the gardens of Grove House (now Roehampton University) - the large 18th century Lucombe oak slightly to the south of Finchdean House is one of the Great Trees of London.

Osterley Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

23. Osterley Park

7.8
Jersey Rd., Isleworth, Greater London
Park · 15 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The ornamental cork oak tree on the north side of the lake - directly south of the mansion - was planted some 250 years ago, and is one of the Great Trees of London.

24. The Stratford Fig

The Greenway, London, Greater London
Tree · Stratford and New Town · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: On the west side of the footbridge is (or was) the Stratford Fig, one of the Great Trees of London. It may not have survived the arrival of the Olympics.

25. Second Nature

78 Wood Street, London, Greater London
Health Food Store · Wood Street · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: A Grade II listed 18th century weatherboard shop, previously a butcher's with its own slaughterhouse. The 180-year-old horse chestnut tree on the pavement outside is one of the Great Trees of London.

26. Friday Hill House

7 Simmons Lane, London, Greater London
Historic Site · Watham Forest · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Previously open to the public, apparently boarded shut and put up for sale in 2013. In its back garden (and visible from the road) is a plane tree that's counted among the Great Trees of London.

27. St Mary's Parish Church

High Rd, London, Greater London
Church · Church End · 2 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The copper beech, on the right as you enter the churchyard, is one of the Great Trees of London.

Wanstead Green is one of The Great Trees of London.

28. Wanstead Green

8.4
The Green, London, Greater London
Park · Wanstead · 7 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The sweet chestnut trees were once part of Wanstead House's grounds. Of three in a line, one was struck by lightning, one hosted a 1993 anti-road protest and was later chainsawed, and one survives.

Valentine's Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

29. Valentine's Park

8.6
Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Greater London
Park · Cranbrook · 10 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The field maple tree (on the northeast side of the clump of trees at the north end of the south pond) is one of the Great Trees of London.

30. The Fairlop Oak

Fulwell Cross roundabout, Ilford, Greater London
Tree · Fairlop · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Not the original 14th century oak that blew down in 1820, but a new one planted for the Festival of Britain in 1951.

Valence Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

31. Valence Park

Becontree Ave., Dagenham, Greater London
Park · Valence · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Next to the pond is a large holly oak, one of the Great Trees of London.

Addington Palace is one of The Great Trees of London.

32. Addington Palace

Event Space · Addington · 6 tips and reviews

JodiJodi: Behind the palace is a Cedar of Lebanon, one of the Great Trees of London.

Bromley Oak is one of The Great Trees of London.

33. Bromley Oak

Tree · Bromley Town · 1 tip

JodiJodi: Located on the east side of the Glades Shopping Centre, next to a sports centre, is the Bromley Oak, one of the Great Trees of London.

Forty Hall & Estate is one of The Great Trees of London.

34. Forty Hall & Estate

8.5
Forty Hill, Enfield, Greater London
History Museum · Enfield · 12 tips and reviews

JodiJodi: The Forty Hall Cedar of Lebanon, one of the Great Trees of London, is to the left as you face the house, with the lake behind. It dates back to the turn of the 18th century.

The Lewisham Dutch Elm is one of The Great Trees of London.

35. The Lewisham Dutch Elm

Tree · Rushey Green · 1 tip

JodiJodi: At the end of Malyons Road, cross the river and take the path to the right. The Dutch Elm, one of the Great Trees of London, is ahead, behind a fence. Look for the plaque.

St. Mary the Virgin is one of The Great Trees of London.

36. St. Mary the Virgin

High Street, Kent, Kent
Church · 1 tip

JodiJodi: The Downe Yew, one of the Great Trees of London, is located on the right as you enter the churchyard, and is likely to be older than 700 years old. The church also has a sundial to commemorate Darwin.

37. The Amwell Fig

Lloyd Baker St, London, Greater London
Tree · Clerkenwell · No tips or reviews
Hendon Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

38. Hendon Park

7.4
Hendon, Greater London
Park · Brent Cross · 4 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Planted when the park was opened to the public in 1903, the large Japanese maple tree next to the tennis courts is one of the Great Trees of London.

The Greyhound is one of The Great Trees of London.

39. The Greyhound

324 Harrow Rd., Wembley
Pub · Tokyngton · 2 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The elm tree in the car park pre-dates the original Wembley Stadium, and is one of the Great Trees of London.

Windrush Square is one of The Great Trees of London.

40. Windrush Square

6.8
Windrush Sq., Brixton, Greater London
Plaza · 4 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Previously the site of Tate Gardens, the large plane tree was planted in the 1920s and survived the high-explosive WW2 bomb that destroyed the Brixton Theatre.

Brockwell Hall Cafe is one of The Great Trees of London.

41. Brockwell Hall Cafe

5.8
Dulwich Rd., London, Greater London
Breakfast Spot · Herne Hill · 9 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: On the slope down in front of the cafe is an enormous oak tree that pre-dates Brockwell Hall, possibly planted in the 1500s or earlier when the park formed the grounds of a monastery.

The Ashcombe Sweet Chestnut is one of The Great Trees of London.

42. The Ashcombe Sweet Chestnut

45 Ashcombe Rd, Carshalton, Greater London
Other Great Outdoors · Sutton · No tips or reviews
Morden Cemetery is one of The Great Trees of London.

43. Morden Cemetery

Motspur Park, Morden, Greater London
Cemetery · Merton · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: Two horse chestnut trees, both a hundred years old, grow next to one another behind the chapel in the centre of the cemetery. Together they are considered one of the Great Trees of London.

Sutton Ecology Centre is one of The Great Trees of London.

44. Sutton Ecology Centre

The Old Rectory (Festival Walk), Carshalton, Greater London
Nature Preserve · Sutton · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The 200-year-old tree outside the centre (measured at 123ft in 1964) has been variously described as the tallest London plane in London, the tallest in Britain and the tallest in Europe.

Carshalton Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

45. Carshalton Park

Surrey, Surrey
Park · Sutton · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: On the west edge of the park is the hollow "miracle" tree. Around 400 years old, it has survived several arson attacks, and has had a planked door installed in the trunk to prevent further attempts.

46. The Aperfield Cedar

Aperfield Road, Biggin Hill, Kent
Tree · Biggin Hill · 1 tip

JodiJodi: One of the Great Trees of London, which would once have been on the estate of Aperfield Manor.

Danson Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

47. Danson Park

8.6
Danson Mead, Bexleyheath, Greater London
Park · Bexley · 11 tips and reviews

JodiJodi: The Bexley Charter Oak, one of the Great Trees of London, can be found between the lake and Danson House, and is surrounded by a fence.

Greenwich Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

48. Greenwich Park

9.7
Romney Rd, London, Greater London
Park · Greenwich West · 149 tips and reviews

JodiJodi: The Greenwich Park Shagbark Hickory, one of the Great Trees of London, is located in the Flower Garden. The tree is straight ahead when the path forks, between the two routes.

Charlton Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

49. Charlton Park

7.8
Park · Charlton · 5 tips and reviews

JodiJodi: The Charlton House Mulberry, one of the Great Trees of London, was planted in 1601. Enter the park from Charlton Road, and the tree is on the left, ten yards from the entrance, behind a toilet block.

Dulwich Park is one of The Great Trees of London.

50. Dulwich Park

9.2
College Rd, London, Greater London
Park · Dulwich Village · 29 tips and reviews

JodiJodi: From Queen Mary's Gate, follow the path to the right towards the sports ground, The Dulwich Park Turkey Oak can be found on the right. There are also other ancient oaks in the park and silver birches.

51. The West Wickham Oak

2 Southcroft Avenue, West Wickham, Greater London
Tree · West Wickham · No tips or reviews

JodiJodi: The West Wickham Oak is on private land, but can be seen over a fence, from Woodland Way, just past Aberdare Close, on the opposite side of the road. The tree is around 800 years old.

Richmond Riverside Plane is one of The Great Trees of London.

52. Richmond Riverside Plane

Tree · South Richmond · No tips or reviews
Asgill House is one of The Great Trees of London.

53. Asgill House

Old Palace Ln, London, Greater London
Historic Site · South Richmond · 1 tip

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: The large beech tree in the grounds of this Grade I listed villa was once "a perfect tree, one of the Great Trees of London", but was completely pollarded in March 2014, possibly for safety reasons.