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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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New Photo Competition announced: the Olympics and the Parks

New Photo Competition announced: the Olympics and the Parks

Photo by Colin Keates

The Olympic Torch visit followed by the cycling road events in and around Bushy Park and Hampton Court gave anyone with a camera some fantastic opportunities to capture the excitement and the sense of history being made.

We encourage everyone to enter your best photos, on the subject of the Olympics and the Parks, into the latest FBHP photo competition. Closing date for entries is 31st August so don’t delay!

Walks & Talks

Forthcoming event

Thursday, 26th Oct 8:00 pm

The wonders of Fungi – talk by Brian Spooner, former head of Mycology at Kew

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

Full report...