Puttenham Barn on YouTube!

6th March, 2024

Take a tour around this eco-friendly bunkhouse, which provides simple accommodation for walkers, cyclists and other adventurers in this part of Surrey.  Set in a restored barn that is over 250 years old!  Warden available on site.  Open April-October and affordable prices for everyone! More details and to book:

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Kirk Yetholm: 146 Trees in ground for the 2023 season!

17th October, 2023

At our Friends of Nature House in Kirk Yetholm we allocate £1 for every person staying to tree planting projects with 'Trees for Life'.  During the 7 month season April to October 2023 we welcomed 873 guests and means we can plant a further 146 trees with TFL.  That's 43 more trees than last years total of 103 planted, our best year to date!  Onwards and upwards as more guests will = more trees!!

The total trees planted in the Friends of Nature grove currently stands at 492, see  Anyone can add a tree and write a message... they make great presents, to celebrate an event or mark an occasion!  More details on the TFL project of Rewilding the Scottish Highlands:

Climate Justice for the future!

12th October, 2023

The XXV Congress of Naturefriends International demands from the wealthy states a stronger commitment to climate protection and climate justice!

Vienna, 11 October 2023

"Climate Justice for the Future" was the motto of the XXV Congress of Naturefriends International, which took place on 7 October in the Naturefriends Hotel in Spital am Pyhrn (Austria). 60 participants from 15 countries discussed the global effects of the climate crisis and adopted a catalogue of demands to the industrialised and emerging countries as well as concrete measures of Naturefriends for more climate justice.

Read the full article here:

Friends of Nature UK - Come Join Us!!

19th June, 2023

New poster from our Membership Secretary is appearing in the UK houses and beyond in the next weeks. 

In UK we are a small group, all Volunteers but with bags of goodwill and enthusiasm we support the works of this wonderful Global Organisation.  Post BREXIT don't you want to be part of an International Community that stands up for Nature, Humanity and Sustainable living...?

Find out more:

UK Website (click 'Join Us' for instant membership via online application form)
Join Online (direct link):
Global Houses website (lists circa 800 Naturefriends houses for you to stay in):
NFI (Umbrella Organisation - based Vienna):

Naturefriends & Climate Change - Questionnaire for national, regional, and local Naturefriends associations and groups

25th March, 2023

Naturefriends & Climate Change - Questionnaire for national, regional, and local Naturefriends associations and groups

Friends of Nature UK members check your e-mail inboxes for links to the NFI survey on how Climate Change impacts on your lives... survey is anonymous, takes maybe 10-15 mins, you only need enter e-mail address.

Meanwhile for those who can remember the 2008 NFI Congress in Liberec (Czechia/Czech Republic), it remains good reading and highlights the issues which still face us: