Although London is a large urban landscape, it is home to a wide range of fauna and flora. One group of London wildlife that is often overlooked are the reptiles. London is home to four native reptile species: Adder, Grass Snake, Common Lizard and Slow-worm.
If you are inspired to go out and look for London’s reptiles, here’s a couple of site suggestions for 3 of the most common species to find around the capital from courtesy of our London team.
- Little Wormwood Scrubs, Kensington & Chelsea
- Lesnes Abbey, Bexley
- WaterWorks Nature Reserve, Waltham Forest
Remember to report your reptile sightings (including juveniles and eggs) on our free Dragonfinder app.