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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.

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Wildlife organisations

Field Studies Council

www.field-studies-council.org/

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.

Wild about Britain

www.wildaboutbritain.co.uk

Registered charity seeking to raise awareness of the wildlife and environment of Great Britain.

Wildlife Trusts

www.wildlifetrusts.org

The UK’s largest voluntary organisation dedicated to conserving the UK’s wildlife habitats and species.

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation

www.arc-trust.org

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation formed from the merger between Froglife and the Herpetological Conservation Trust on 7th July 2009.

The Woodland Trust

www.woodlandtrust.org.uk

The UK’s leading woodland conservation charity.

Plantlife

www.plantlife.org.uk

The only charity working solely for the protection of wild plants and fungi.

Bat Conservation Trust

www.bats.org.uk

Umbrella organisation for the growing number of bat groups in the UK.

British Deer Society

www.bds.org.uk

A charity working to enable British deer to flourish now and in the future

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

www.rspb.org.uk

Protecting birds and their habitats.

Buglife

www.buglife.org.uk

Europe’s only charity dedicated to conserving invertebrates, including Britain’s rarest little animals.

Forest Research

www.forestry.gov.uk

The research agency of The Forestry Commission, promoting environmentally acceptable measures for controlling pests and disease in Britain’s trees.

Why we need more Friends

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.

Join us today!

Walks & Talks

Forthcoming event

Latest report

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

Full report...

Information Point

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.