Working to keep people healthy and our planet wild!

At the heart of the global wilderness community for 40 years, the Wilderness Foundation UK protects wilderness while meeting the needs of human communities.


Our Mission

The wilderness is an irreplaceable catalyst for personal transformation and growth

In the wild, people experience a deep sense of belonging, centeredness, and peace.If humanity does not protect wild spaces, our children will never experience this transformation.
Every year, the Wilderness Foundation brings thousands of people into  wilderness. We do so not just to benefit the individuals—though the benefits are great.

We help people to experience wilderness because there is no better way to move them to preserve wild spaces for the future.

When they do, then our children’s children will also be able to experience the positive power of nature to change lives.

That is why the Wilderness Foundation exists. Won’t you join us?

HRH Prince Harry visits the Wilderness Foundation UK

He met young people from the TurnAround Project

Press Coverage of the Royal Visit

In addition to live broadcasts from the site during the visit today, and coverage on BBC and ITV news broadcasts this evening, the following websites have also carried news of our visitor today:

How You Can Help the Wilderness Foundation UK

If you’ve been touched by the stories of the young people that met HRH Prince Harry today, there are a number of ways you can help us to improve young lives:

Our school expeditions provide young people with an experience they will never forget!

Become a Friend of Wilderness

If you share our passion for preserving wild places and changing lives, please become a Friend of the charity. Friends give a regular donation, starting from just £2 per month, which provides us with a regular income towards our work. This enables us to plan, allocate resources and help more people.

Our strength lies in numbers. Become a Friend of the Wilderness Foundation UK today and encourage your family and friends to join us too.

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