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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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Latest news

  • FBHP Support for Pheasantry Centre Redevelopment

    FBHP Support for Pheasantry Centre Redevelopment

    Plans to redevelop the Pheasantry Centre

    The FBHP supports ECSI’s plans for the redevelopment of the Pheasantry Centre.

  • Relocation of Crocodile Gate

    Crocodile Gate is on the move.

  • Redevelopment of the Pheasantry Centre

    Redevelopment of the Pheasantry Centre

    Plans for the redeveloped Pheasantry Centre

    ECSI, the contractor which operates the cafe in the Pheasantry Centre, is planning to redevelop the Centre. Here they explain more about their plans. See also here for a gallery of images relating to the proposals.

  • Hampton Court Model Yacht Club

    Hampton Court Model Yacht Club

    Model yachting has taken place on the Rick Pond in Home Park since 1897. Laurie Bower, the secretary of Hampton Court Model Yacht Club, describes their activities and their recent problems with blanket weed.

  • A Message from Linda Lennon

    A Message from Linda Lennon

    Linda Lennon, CEO of Royal Parks Agency

    Linda Lennon, Chief Executive of the Royal Parks agency writes about how her love of wildlife grew from her childhood visits to Bushy Park and explains how she aims to balance the different objectives of the Agency.

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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

Forthcoming event

Latest report

Approximately 50 of us met at Lion Gate at 11.00 on a glorious sunny morning.

We were accompanied by Jeremy Osborne, a gardener at the Nursery and Barbara Smith, a Garden History guide at Hampton Court.

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Full report...

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.