Founded in 1982 the Society offers help and advice to those with sick, injured or orphaned hedgehogs and maintains a list of rehabilitators in the UK. BHPS has 8 patrons Ann Widdecombe, Ben Fogle, Chris Beardshaw, CJ de Mooi, John Challis, Sir Ken Dodd, Lorna Watson & Twiggy Lawson.

The British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) is a registered UK Charity (number 1164542) dedicated to helping & protecting hedgehogs native to the UK (Erinaceus europaeus).