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Bushy Park


Bushy Park is one of the Royal Parks – More info: website



In 2009 Maeve, one of the founding members of The Bushy Park Walkers, wrote the following piece for Focus. It was read out, by Judith, to current members of the group this Christmas as part of our annual wassail, which Judith kindly hosts for us. 856 more words

Bushy Park

Big trees

One of the water flows which feeds into the Derwent River is the Styx River.  Long term blog readers will recall, in an early stage of my walk along the Derwent River, I passed the point where the Styx flows into the Derwent in the township of Bushy Park. 142 more words

Derwent River

Week four - trains, bears and a parkrun

Day 22 – Sunday 22 January

9 miles – 8:13

I took it very easy today and really enjoyed the crisp conditions underfoot. I meandered through Hampton Court Palace and Home Park but my Garmin crashed a couple of times. 1,625 more words

Kingfisher – an rud is annamh is iontach!

Scroll down to read the English version. Is rí-annamh a fheicim an rí-iascaire (an Kingfisher) ach bhí an t-ádh liom inné agus mé amuigh ar shiúlóidín i mBushy Park, i dTír an Iúir. 297 more words


In the park

I love the park. I have a choice of two nearby, and I’m in one or the other most days.

The little park, with the swings and the slide, and the flowerbeds and the football field, is where I might head to for a quick stretch of the legs and a few turns round the path – just enough to get some fresh air and see the sky. 78 more words


Week two - elite parkrunners

Whilst supporting my wife at the New Year’s Eve parkrun in Bushy Park I noticed how comfortable the first finisher looked whilst crossing the line in just over 15 minutes. 888 more words