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Chair’s Welcome

I am delighted as Chair of the Friends to welcome you to our website. Bushy Park and Home Park are two wonderful large green oases in the south west corner of London. Feeling wild, they are natural places with ancient histories, fascinating heritage and superb wildlife. Both are Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) containing rare species. These are places to be enjoyed and conserved. Which is why the Friends exist, campaigning, supporting and protecting the parks, and enhancing visitors’ enjoyment with information, advice and guidance.

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2011 Apeal: Planting Camelias and Bays in the Water House Woodland Gardens

2011 Apeal: Planting Camelias and Bays in the Water House Woodland Gardens

Owen, Jane and Annie look on as Chris puts in a final touch

These were successfully planted on 19th January 2012, as witnessed by a number of Friends, they are located in the Water House Woodland Gardens at the far side of Witches Pond and are creating an impressive avenue.

Chris Nickerson Head Gardener said a very big thank you on behalf of the Royal Parks to everyone who donated so generously and made this possible.

Why we need more Friends

With more members our voice is stronger when we campaign to protect the Parks, and with more subscription income we can do more to provide information and education about the Parks, their wildlife and their history.

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Walks & Talks

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Latest report

A perimeter walk of Home Park led by Nicholas Garbutt was enjoyed by over 45 people on 2nd September.Walk in Home Park- 2nd September

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Information Point

The Information Point next to the Pheasantry Welcome Centre café is where our volunteers help visitors to find out more about the parks and where visitors can purchase souvenirs of your visit to support our work.

Click this panel to visit our Information Point section and also to find out how you can get involved as a volunteer.