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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.

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Surbiton & District Bird Watching Soc. Event on Sunday, April 9th

Sunday 9th April 2017, 9.30 am; 10.30 am; 11.30 am; 12.30 pm

The Surbiton & District Bird Watching Society is leading Guided Bird Walks in the Woodland Gardens, Bushy Park on Sunday 9th April 2017.

Walks for adults and children lasting 45 minutes each will start hourly from the Pheasantry Car Park at:

9.30 am
10.30 am
11.30 am
12.30 pm

The Woodland Garden is an ideal place to learn to identify some of the many birds that feed and breed in the Park including Woodpeckers, Finches, Tits, Thrushes, Warblers, Ducks, and many more. Free guided walks for all the family will be led by experienced members of the Surbiton & District Bird Watching Society. Beginners are welcome and there will be a bird quiz for children. Binoculars will be available for loan.

For more details see SDBWS Bushy Park Event Poster 2017.docx poster or contact:

Thelma Caine
Tel: 01372 468432
Email: thelmacaine512@btinternet.com

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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.

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Walks & Talks

Forthcoming event

Friday, 7th Apr 6:00 pm

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.

Latest report

Over 50 people took part in the Deer Walk in Bushy Park on 3rd September 2016.

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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.