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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Field Studies Council, FSC, is the only environmental education charity dedicated solely to providing informative and enjoyable opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to discover, explore, be inspired by, and understand the natural environment.
Registered charity seeking to raise awareness of the wildlife and environment of Great Britain.
The UK’s largest voluntary organisation dedicated to conserving the UK’s wildlife habitats and species.
Amphibian and Reptile Conservation formed from the merger between Froglife and the Herpetological Conservation Trust on 7th July 2009.
The UK’s leading woodland conservation charity.
The only charity working solely for the protection of wild plants and fungi.
Umbrella organisation for the growing number of bat groups in the UK.
A charity working to enable British deer to flourish now and in the future
Protecting birds and their habitats.
Europe’s only charity dedicated to conserving invertebrates, including Britain’s rarest little animals.
The research agency of The Forestry Commission, promoting environmentally acceptable measures for controlling pests and disease in Britain’s trees.
With more members our voice is stronger when we campaign to protect the Parks, and with more subscription income we can do more to provide information and education about the Parks, their wildlife and their history.
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The HWA and the Friends of Hampton Wick Library are proud to present an illustrated talk by Roland Wales about the fascinating life of R C Sherriff, Hampton Wick’s celebrated playwright, Hollywood screenwriter and World War One hero.
Over 50 people took part in the Deer Walk in Bushy Park on 3rd September 2016.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.