Mentor Training is available !!

Wilderness Foundation UK volunteers make a difference Some help troubled young people turn their lives around. Some work outdoors to help preserve wild spaces. Some accomplish both goals by working on fundraising and public awareness campaigns. All gain the satisfaction of contributing to the wellbeing of our communities and our planet. Most volunteer opportunities are [...]

2018-09-26T09:46:42+00:00September 28th, 2017|Foundation News, Volunteering|0 Comments

Children's Halloween Camps 2017!

Wilderness Explorers Day Camps Our popular Wilderness Explorers camps are based across our whole 40-acre site and include forest play, shelter building, camp fires, nature investigations and free play. Dates Monday 23rd, Wed 25th & Fri 27th Oct 2017 Times Camp activities are 10am to 3pm. We offer an early drop off from 9.30 a.m. [...]

2018-09-26T09:46:42+00:00September 20th, 2017|Chatham Green Project, Events, Foundation News|0 Comments

Prince Harry explores the countryside with the Chatham Green Project

The award winning Chatham Green Project is a farm education and conservation  initiative on 400 acres of farmland in the heart of Essex Focused on sustainable land use, the project investigates how we can utilise the land more effectively to better balance the 21st century needs of farming, nature and communities. Through this initiative, we [...]

2018-09-26T09:46:42+00:00September 15th, 2017|Foundation News|0 Comments

HRH Prince Harry visits the Wilderness Foundation UK

It was our pleasure and honour to welcome HRH Prince Harry to the Wilderness Foundation UK today (14/09/2017) The Prince spent over 90 minutes meeting with children and young people who have experienced for themselves the positive power of nature to improve lives and the positive power of humanity to save wilderness. In a packed [...]

Mindfulness for All starting at Chatham Green

A new local group "Be Present Mindfulness" will be offering workshops and activities at Chatham Green starting on 15th July 2017 What is Mindfulness? It is present moment awareness bringing our attention to what is happening NOW. Mindfulness has many benefits including: Improved relationships Come along and learn how to manage yourself and in turn [...]

2018-09-26T09:46:42+00:00July 13th, 2017|Foundation News, Workshops|0 Comments

Eton students complete first half marathon in aid of rhino protection

On Sunday 21st May three students from Eton College completed their first half marathon, all in aid of rhino protection work in South Africa

2018-09-26T09:46:43+00:00May 23rd, 2017|Eton College Rhino Ambassadords, Foundation News|Comments Off on Eton students complete first half marathon in aid of rhino protection

Running the Pembrokeshire Ultra Marathon in memory of Rees

Richard Cheney took on the challenge of running 100 miles of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path between 28th and 30th of April in memory of his friend Rees Ballard

2018-09-26T09:46:43+00:00May 19th, 2017|Foundation News, Fundraising, Rees Ballard Memorial Fund|Comments Off on Running the Pembrokeshire Ultra Marathon in memory of Rees

Canon Barnett School discover food, farming and nature on visit to Chatham Green

The Chatham Green Project welcomed a class of 26 pupils and 4 teachers to the farm on Thursday for a fun and fact filled journey from Field to Fork!

2018-09-26T09:46:44+00:00May 12th, 2017|Chatham Green Project, Foundation News|Comments Off on Canon Barnett School discover food, farming and nature on visit to Chatham Green

Hiking across the South Downs in memory of Rees

On Saturday 13th May 2017 an intrepid group of supporters of the Wilderness Foundation will be trekking between 20k and 40k across the South Downs

2018-09-26T09:46:44+00:00May 11th, 2017|Foundation News, Fundraising, Rees Ballard Memorial Fund|Comments Off on Hiking across the South Downs in memory of Rees