London is a busy place, full of busy people, and sometimes it can be hard to get out of the city's gray haze and find some fresh air and peace of mind.
But there are plenty of ways to find that much needed escape, if you only know where to look.
1. Camley Street Natural Park, N1C
2. Kyoto Garden, W11
If you're looking for peace of mind, take a stroll through the stunning landscape of this Holland Park escape.
3. St Ethelburga Peace Garden, EC2N
4. Syon Park, TW8
If you're looking to escape the stressful hustle and bustle of central London, get away to the stunning and green Syon Park.
5. Tibetan Peace Garden, SE1
6. The Parkland Walk, N4
There's nothing like a long walk to recentre, and the Parkland Walking trail in starts off in Finsbury Park and offers the chance to leave the city behind, just for a little bit, so you can reconnect with nature and yourself.
7. London Wetland Centre, SW13
8. Hampstead Heath, NW3
9. Chiswick House, W4
Calm your mind beside the gorgeous waterfalls on the grounds of of this 18th century manor home, complete with gorgeous and quiet interiors and incredible formal gardens.
10. Richmond Park, TW10
11. St Dunstan In The East, EC3R
Step out of time in East London with a break in a courtyard dating back to 1100 AD.
12. Kew Gardens, TW9
13. Geffrye Museum, E2
This charming getaway in Hoxton is perfect for transporting you away from the humdrum grayness of London. The museum itself guides you through historical interiors, but the real stunner is the museum's formal courtyard.
14. Little Venice, W2
15. Morden Hall Park, SM4
16. Spitalfields City Farm, E1
Let some furry friends help you get out of a funk with a visit to the splendid working farm in the heart of east London.
17. Queen's Wood, N10
This delightfully secret spot in Highgate is perfect for those times when you really want to get away from it all but can't get too far from London. The little ancient wood has a gorgeous organic garden and lovely footpaths to explore.
18. Hammersmith Circle Walk, SW13
19. Phoenix Garden, WC2H
This delightful community garden is tucked into one of London's busiest and most stressful areas – the West End. Once you enter, you can forget about the buzz outside and collect your thoughts among the flowers.
The Phoenix Garden is currently closed but set to reopen in early 2016.
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Morden Hall Park is at the end of the Northern Line. A previous version of this article misstated that you could reach it on the Metropolitan Line.