Welcome to the Friends of Bishops Park

River view in Bishops Park, credit Alex Gee

Being a member of The Friends of Bishops Park ensures you are informed of critical matters involving the park and provides a voice for your views. For more details of the latest developments in the park, please visit our News section.

Objects of The Friends

The objects of the Friends shall be for the public benefit to secure the reservation, protection and improvement of Bishops Park as a place of historic and ecological interest and beauty and recreational use; to promote the conservation of the natural plant, animal and bird life of the Park and educate the public in the history, natural history and other aspects of the Park.

Calendar of Events

Dates subject to change without notice

Gardening Group

First Wednesday of the month – February to November

Additional days – will be added on the Whatsapp Group.

Wednesday – 9.15 by the bowling green/cafe in the park

Please email chair.bishparkfriends@gmail.com if you would like to be added to the Whatsapp Group

Litter Collection

Depending on the weather a group of individuals has organised themselves to pick up litter.

Sundays – 3.00 pm the water fountain by the sandpit

Please email if you would like to be added to the Whatsapp Group.


Storm Damage

You can report any fallen trees or damage in H&F to the Highways and Environment teams on 020 8748 8588. More emergency Out of Hours contact information can be found here: https://www.lbhf.gov.uk/emergencies-and-safety/emergency-out-hours-information

Park Opening

Click on News for updates on the use of the park.

The park is open from dawn to dusk. During winter closing time varies.

Gardening Club & Litterpicking Group

The Friends of Bishop’s Park Gardening Club meet once a month to carry out general work around the park under the aegis of the park’s Head Gardener.  There is a little bit about the gardening club in the Council newsletter. 

The Litterpicking Group meets each Sunday at the Tea House. Times vary, please join the WhatApp group to be kept in the loop.

Thank you to all who volunteer and work in the park.

If you would like to volunteer and be part of the Gardening or Litterpicking Club please email with your contact details and you will be added to the WhatsApp group: secretary.friendsofbishopspark@gmail.com

Link to newspaper article