Welcome to the new look thewi.org.uk.

This has launched in the last few days and so please persevere with us as we transition to the new site. We are working to get the remaining issues resolved as soon as possible and apologise for any inconvenience.

If you notice any missing WI or Federation content, please don't worry. None of your work has been lost. If you can’t find something on the new site then don’t hesitate to contact us: website@nfwi.org.uk


To ensure the smooth running of the WI as an organisation, we have structured the organisation on a local, regional and national level.


The National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) is responsible for running the organisation as a whole. Its headquarters are located in Parsons Green, London. There is also an office in Cardiff for NFWI-Wales and Denman, the WI’s centre for learning, in Oxfordshire. The NFWI employs around 70 staff, headed by a General Secretary.


Every WI is self-governing within the framework of the WI constitution and belongs to a regional office, known as a federation. These 69 federations are run by an elected board of members known as Federation Trustees and employed staff. Federations are the link between the WI in their area and the WI’s national office in London.
That is also the reason why we advise you to please go through through the federation when if you would like to contact a specific WI.


Joining your local WI means becoming part of the WI as an organisation. You are one of us now and can enjoy all the opportunities open to you as a member.

Find a WI near you

Federation Locations

Find a federation within your region…

GWYNEDD delightful well-equipped 5* Holiday Cottage for 2, close to Snowdonia and Sea. WiFi. No pets. Tel: 01248 355180 www.tyddynsydney.co.uk

SALLY'S COTTAGES award-winning, self-catering Lake District cottage Holidays www.sallyscottages.co.uk
sally@sallyscottages.co.uk, 017687 80571

UMBRIA - Apartment for 4/5 in restored 17thC. stone farmhouse. Private pool. Central, tranquil, fabulous views. www.casadellerose.com

Beautiful Barbados. Stunning 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment, panoramic sea views, 10 mins drive to the platinum west coast beaches. From £675pw, W.I members 5% discount. www.vuemontapartment.com