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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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Garden award

Garden award

Cleve West

Many congratulations to our patron Cleve West on being awarded a gold medal at Chelsea for his inspired “M & G Garden 2016”

Cleve said” The inspiration for the garden came from memory ; the memory of Exmoor National Park where I spent most of my teenage years”.

He worked with landscape contractor Steve Swatton and Hampshire based nursery Hortus Loci to create an amazing garden , well done.

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...