Charles Dedman

Tread for Trees for Woodland Heritage - 630 miles of the South West Coast Path

Fundraising for Woodland Heritage
raised of £5,000 target
Charity Coastal Trek, 7 June 2024
Woodland Heritage

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We support well-managed woodlands in the UK to benefit both people and wildlife


As a furniture designer in Hampshire for the past 8 years, the provenance of the timber used in my work has always been a point of interest and importance. That's why I'm excited to be fundraising for Woodland Heritage, an organisation that promotes sustainable forestry in the UK through education and research. Their work ensures that woodlands are enjoyed and used by woodworkers and nature lovers for generations to come.

To support this cause, I'm taking a 9-week sabbatical break from emails and deadlines at Gaze Burvill to tackle arguably the UK's hardest trekking route - the South West Coast Path aka The Salt Path. This personal trek will test my mental and physical ability to the max, traversing 630 miles of coastline from Minehead in Somerset to Poole in Dorset. Along the way, I'll be taking in some of the most beautiful beaches, paths, and woodlands.

I'm hoping to raise £10,000 for Woodland Heritage by 2nd June, 2024 - when I (hopefully) pass the Dorset finishing line! Every donation counts towards preserving our natural resources for future generations.

Thank you for your support!

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About the charity

Woodland Heritage

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Woodland Heritage was established in 1994, by two cabinet makers keen to ‘put something back’. We support resilient management of woodlands, development of the timber supply chain, dissemination of knowledge & skills and the tackling of threats to the future supply of high-quality UK timber.

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+ £1,620.28 Gift Aid
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