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Apart from Banksy’s graffiti rats, the odd urban fox and the food-thieving pigeons of Trafalgar Square, London’s not really famous for its wildlife. Sure, we’ve got the London Aquarium, the London Zoo and some cute city farms, but much more of the animal kingdom exists beyond the M25.
With that in mind, we’ve collected some of the best day trips from London for animal lovers. Love all things great, small, exotic and fluffy? Here’s are the wildest attractions near London that are worth leaving your natural habitat for.
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