Sustainable Days Out in London
You tend not to think of major cities like London when it comes to sustainability,
but there are actually many fantastic eco-friendly activities and attractions found
throughout the capital. Eco-tourism is rising in popularity and London is quickly
becoming a hub for sustainability. So, if you are passionate about protecting the
planet and planning a trip to London then be sure to keep reading to discover
some of the best highlights to check out.
The Garden Museum
The Garden Museum is the only one of its kind in the UK as a museum
celebrating the art, history and design of British gardens. Britain is home to some
of the finest gardens in the world and you can learn all about them at this
fascinating museum. The Garden Museum is also right by Waterloo station,
so it is easy to reach once you get the train in and you also have plenty to
explore in the area.
OmVed Gardens, Highgate
Nestled in the affluent and picturesque Highgate suburb in leafy North London,
OmVed Gardens is a hub for all things sustainable and a great place to visit for
eco-conscious tourists. This is a beautiful eco habitat with a stunning wildflower
meadow, orchard, vegetable garden and much more. This makes it the ideal
escape from the city centre and somewhere where you can get inspired about
Arcola Theatre, Dalston
Culture lovers will want to check out Arcola Theatre in the lively neighbourhood of
Dalston. The Arcola Theatre is an intimate venue putting on plays, operas and
musicals from up-and-coming and established artists. Sustainability is key here
as they have an initiative to be the world’s first carbon-neutral theatre with the
use of solar panels, DC microgrids, LED lights, green travel, reusable materials
and beer coming from within 4 miles.
Edible Landscapes London
Edible Landscapes London is a community project in the heart of North London in
Finsbury Park. Here you can learn about how you can grow your own food and
the benefit of doing so and take part in workshops. There is a friendly community
here and it is a nice place to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
These are a few of the best attractions in London for eco-conscious tourists. Eco-
tourism is on the rise and London has places all over the city that are doing
fantastic things to protect the planet and these places can also provide a peaceful
and green refuge from the city centre.