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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.

We are always pleased to receive feedback. You can contact us by clicking here.

Wellbeing Walks

Members and visitors might be interested in Monthly accessible walks which are being offered to local people through a partnership between Richmond Council, RUILS (Richmond Users Independent Living Scheme) and Richmond Borough Mind to get more people exploring our parks and open spaces.

See Monthly accessible walks for more information.

Walks & Talks

Forthcoming event

Thursday, 26th Apr 5:46 pm

Talk ‘Grace and Favour residents at Hampton Court Palace’ by Ian Franklin, State Apartment Warder at Hampton Court Palace.

Latest report

A perimeter walk of Home Park led by Nicholas Garbutt was enjoyed by over 45 people on 2nd September.

Full report...