Ainslie Wood This ancient wood is a great place to see bluebells in spring, and is an ideal spot for walking. Hawskwood Nature Reserve There's lots to explore at this green oasis, including a nature trail and large pond. Hollow Ponds A sliver of Epping Forest with a boating lake and some of the biggest skies in London. Larks Wood Once the home of the busiest lido in the country, today Larks Wood is a mature green open space. Pimp Hall Nature Reserve This hidden gem boasts a surprising variety of habitats, including meadows, scrub, and a pond. Walthamstow Marshes This award-winning site is one of the last examples of London’s once common floodplain grasslands. Walthamstow Wetlands Home to a variety of rare birds, bats and amphibians and the biggest site of its type in Europe. Anglers are welcome too. Other green spaces From All Saints churchyard to Mallinson Park Woods, discover some of our smaller green spaces. Allotments Fruit and veg taste better when you grow your own. Find out how to get an allotment in Waltham Forest.