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Break free from the chaos with these 10 gorgeous country walks in London

Just because you live in London doesn't mean you can't get close to nature. From canal towpaths and deer parks to palace gardens and cemeteries, there are loads of hidden gems of greenery in the city right on your doorstep - it's just a case of knowing where to look. 

We've cherry-picked a few of our favourite walks, ambles and gentle jaunts, and they cater for everyone, whether you're a serious trekker or just fancy a wander.

What are you waiting for?

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