About The Friends

A major objective of the Friends of Wanstead Parklands is to look at, research and promote Wanstead Park and the historic parklands that comprise the grand estate of Wanstead House. Some of the aspects of the parklands that we are looking at are:



Natural History

Past usage

Present usage

The people who use and live in the Park

A useful guide to the Natural History of the Parklands and nearby areas can be found at:


Who are we?

We are a group with a common interest in the area around Wanstead Park, but with different individual interests and expertise.