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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Date posted: Friday 1st October 2010
The Friends of Bushy and Home Parks’ aims are to protect and enhance the park.
The original plan to close the Upper Lodge Car Park was made before the increase in facilities following the success of the National Heritage Lottery Grant projects…
Date posted: Monday 5th July 2010
On Friday 5th July it was announced by the Tourist and Heritage Minister, John Penrose, that the Bushy Park car parking charges proposal by The Royal Parks is to be scrapped. This is the news that The Friends of Bushy and Home Parks and the Keep Bushy Park Free Alliance have been waiting for…
Date posted: Tuesday 1st June 2010
"Deer at sunrise" by Stephen Darlington of East Molesey. Winner of the recent photography competition on the subject of animals.
We are delighted to announce that “Deer at sunrise” by Stephen Darlington of East Molesey has been declared the winner of the recent photography competition on the subject of animals…
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A Nature trail in the Woodland Gardens on Saturday, 29th April
On a beautifully sunny Saturday morning about 50 people turned up for the Ponds Walk in Bushy Park led by Jane Cliff.Full report...
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.