Low impact, off-grid family farm with woodland, wetland and meadows in Cardigan Bay, West Wales, UK.

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  • Description

    Description

    Low impact, off-grid family farm with woodland, wetland and meadows in Cardigan Bay, West Wales. Our family of four are creating an ecological haven under Cymru / Wales' pioneering planning scheme 'One Planet Development' (OPD). We welcome volunteers seeking to contribute and learn about sustainable living in this beautiful and peaceful part of the UK.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers will gain perspectives on living a simpler, more sustainable life and gain an insight into land management based on both Permaculture and Regenerative agriculture principles. We are currently building a natural material home from straw bale and timber and it may be possible to participate. West Cymru / Wales is a beautiful and quiet part of the British Isles with an interesting and rich history. Staying at Pencoed will give you an insight into both the landscape and culture here.

  • Help

    Help

    We need assistance with tree care, clearing paths, tidying up, maintaining the vegetable beds, carpentry, chopping and preparing wood from the forest, and general land based activity.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation in caravan or camping, bedding provided if required. Tasty vegetarian food and refreshments are provided and you can also participate in the preparation. Basic facilities onsite: toilet, hot shower, cooking, solar powered electricity for charging phones, batteries etc.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are regular buses running between here and the train network in Carmarthen. Local beaches in Cardigan bay only 4 miles away. Woodland nature reserves either side of our entrance. River Teifi is 1/2 mile down road with good kayaking and canoeing.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Volunteers help with applying clay plaster on straw bale walls.
Vegetable abundance and family home in background
Clay plaster and window reveal
Veranda hand made using local wood
One of our sons harvesting carrots
Small cabin / workshop

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