Count Ferenc Széchényi of Sárvár-Felsővidék (1754 –1820) is a well-known figure in Hungary. As well as being founder of the Hungarian National Library and National Museum, he was father of the reformer and nationalist hero Count István Széchenyi, often called "the Greatest Hungarian". Continue reading The visit of Count Ferenc Széchényi to Wanstead Park
Epping Forest's Steve Denford has curated an exhibition which is on display at The Temple until 27 September. The Temple over Time explores the building's different uses since it was built around 1760 by John, 2nd Earl Tylney of Castlemaine.
Epping Forest has kindly agreed to the Friends posting the content of the exhibition online.
The islands of the Heronry Pond have a complex history, and it may be easier to consider them separately. Continue reading The islands of the Heronry Pond