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: Wednesday 26th April 2017
The Friends of Richmond Park are delighted that the film presented and narrated by Sir David Attenborough, called “Richmond Park – National Nature Reserve”, will be broadcast this evening, Wednesday 26th April on London Live (Freeview Channel 8) at 7pm and again this Sunday 30th April at 11.30 am.
Date posted: Wednesday 19th April 2017
The Field Studies Council have issued their programme of educational courses. On Sunday 23 July they will be running a course entitled Ecological Introduction to Bushy Park.
Details can be found for adults courses in the London region here
Details of sessions for families courses in the London region can be found here
Date posted: Sunday 26th March 2017
On a beautifully sunny Saturday morning about 50 people turned up for the Ponds Walk in Bushy Park led by Jane Cliff.
Date posted: Monday 20th March 2017
Teddington has been named as one of the best places to live in London in a top ten to be published in the Sunday Times.
Date posted: Monday 6th March 2017
Hampton Court Palace will be hosting ‘The Palace Half’ the official half marathon to start and finish at Hampton Court Palace on Sunday 19th March 2017.
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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.