Since 1926* resistance fighters, victims of political persecution, antifascists and people who fight for a just world meet in the Begegnungsstätte Heideruh in the middle of the forest close to Buchholz (Nordheide). The volatile history of the Federal Republic of Germany is reflected in Heideruh. All generations use Heideruh for recovery, conferences, workshops and meaningful voluntary work and since 2013 nine refugees live in a shared apartment inside Heideruh. We offer full board residential, guest rooms and conference rooms. We are pleased that people from nearby and all around the world feel comfortable at our place. Heideruh is likewise special, because all eight buildings were constructed, maintained and repaired by voluntary labour. We can cover the running costs with accommodations but we depend on donations for unexpected and special expenses - and now our heating system is broken!
*between 1936 and 1945 Heideruh was dispossessed by the Nazis, which was revoked by the British Army.