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?

Charity Calendar for 2018

New for this year - photographic calendars created by Roy Woodcock with proceeds going to support to the work of the Wilderness Foundation UK

Roy says:

"This year the profits from the sale of [my] calendar will go to The Wilderness Foundation.   The Foundation believes, as I do, in the positive power of wilderness to change lives - and the positive power of humanity to save Wilderness."

Roy has kindly donated fifty calendars to us to sell, with £5 from each calendar being donated to the Wilderness Foundation UK.

The calendar features a colour photo per page from Roy's collection taken on his many travels over the years, and those of fellow traveler Eric Shaw.

Month per page.  Spiral bound portrait A4

Price: £5.00 per calendar plus post and packing

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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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