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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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Ponds Photo Competition Winners

Ponds Photo Competition Winners

Rainbow, by Stephen Darlington

There was a record number of entries to the latest FBHP Photo Competition, this time on the theme of Ponds. The standard was exceptionally high as you can see in the gallery by clicking here.

Congratulations to Stephen Darlington who not only won the competition with “Rainbow” but took third place too, with “Lush”. “Autumn Mirror” by Ian Andrews was runner-up.

The next Photo Competition will take as its theme “Entrances and Exits”

Walks & Talks

Forthcoming event

Friday, 25th Jan 8:00 pm

Talk by Ian Jones-Healy “Dr John Langdon Down and the history of Normansfield“.

Latest report

On the morning of Saturday 3 November a group of members of the Friends assisted Sharon Evans, the Bushy Park Head Gardener, in planting an area of the Woodland Gardens.

Full report...