We are passionate about sustainability, and always try to do what we can to be as environmentally friendly as possible without imposing on the comfort of our guests. It’s your holiday after all and we are happy to look after our bit of the planet, while you relax and enjoy it. There is plenty of hot water, comfortable beds, log burners, and all the mod-cons including microwaves and even a dishwasher! But behind the scenes we are working hard to be as environmentally sustainable as we can:
- We have a sustainable woodland which provides more than enough wood for our needs. All of the wood that built the decks and buildings was grown and milled on our farm or locally sourced.
- The off cuts are burnt in the wood burning stoves and even the sawdust is used in the compost loos.
- All of the water is heated by solar power (but there is electric back up for very cloudy days).
- All of the tap water including drinking and bathing water is from a spring so you will be drinking, washing and even flushing the toilets with 100% pure Welsh springwater. Why not find a bottle and take some home?
- Yurts 1 and 2 have composting toilets.
- We brought Highland cattle and and Soay sheep onto the farm who naturally clear unwanted brambles and shrub (and they’ve done a wonderful job so far!).
- Our land consists of 80 acres of woodland and meadow which attract an abundance of wildlife. Find out more here. Every spring and autumn we welcome local ecology students who help assess and survey our land for wildlife.
- We provide solar powered fairy lights inside the yurts, solar lighting outside them and solar lanterns on each yurt deck and on the main kitchen deck.
- In 2018 we made our own sustainable charcoal for the bbqs, all made on site and available for our guests to purchase in reusable bags.
We run our farm with nature at its heart. The buzzing of the bees and the singing of the birds confirm we are on the right path.