Friends of the Hurtwood (FotH) is a registered UK charity (200053). Its summary objects are
- to provide facilities to the public for healthy open air recreation and to provide and preserve public access to relevant lands, in particular, heathland and woodland in Surrey
- to conserve, protect and improve the environment and history of such lands
- to educate the public in this environment, its history and its conservation, protection and improvement
Control of the charity is vested in a Trust Company whose Directors participate on a voluntary basis.