Low-impact, permaculture-based family of three near Cardigan, Wales, UK


United Kingdom

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  • Description


    Located in scenic West Wales, close to Cardigan town, we are a low-impact, permaculture-based family of three, including a 4yr old girl, who have recently gained planning permission under the Welsh One Planet Development scheme. This is a Welsh government scheme which permits planning in the countryside for people who live off the land, who build 'zero-carbon' buildings and live a lifestyle which is positive for the ecology and culture of the local environment. We strongly believe in social-transitioning, low-impact living, permaculture and zero-waste, and are able to demonstrate that a normal household can live a good life whilst also being very environmentally conscious and sensitive. We do ethically raise livestock and slaughter for meat but only sparingly (for environmental reasons) but also support vegetarian ethics and beliefs.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    West Wales is bolt-hole away from the maddening rush of the modern world. Old world values and charm. Plenty of beautiful villages and towns in the area full of traditional, Welsh character. As a family we embrace transition thinking and permaculture and are able to offer an engaging experience into low-impact, holistic, natural living. We are well traveled ourselves and are able to engage visitors with broad and open minds.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We have pigs, chickens, ducks, geese, bees to manage as well as large amount of landscaping and building work to do. Lots of experience possible in animal husbandry, fruit and veg growing, land management and low-impact, natural building. 25 hours-a-week help. No experience required but a willingness to pitch in and do is a must.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Welsh: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    We are able to offer a fitted out caravan for accommodation for a single person or a co-sleeping couple. Home-grown meat or vegetarian meals included. If you have any strict dietary requirements, though, please discuss these with us. We do eat seasonally so meal variety is a little restricted at certain times of the year (normally April-July).

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Located in scenic West Wales, close to Cardigan town and picturesque walks, beaches and woods. Very near bus route. provides lots of helpful ideas for things to do.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 285523993723