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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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Vote for your favourite park!

You may be aware that the Green Flag Awards launched its People’s Choice 2015 competition yesterday. This competition aims to encourage members of the public to vote for their favourite Green Flag area from over 1,500 green spaces across the UK.

Having retained Green Flags for all the Royal Parks, it would be lovely to see them appear in the top 10 list, or even better at the top, especially Bushy Park!

To vote for your favourite park, click the link below:

Hyde Park
Kensington Gardens
The Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill
St James’s & Green Parks
Greenwich Park
Richmond Park
Bushy Park

For more background on the People’s Choice competition visit The Royal Parks website

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...