Neolithic Burial Chambers

Nestled on the westernmost ridge of Graig Fawr and only around 10 minutes walk from Tan y Graig lies the remains of 2 burial chambers that are estimated to have been built and used during the Neolithic period (between 4,400 BC and 2,900 BC). It is likely that they...

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A Personal Retreat

A Personal Retreat

Personal Wild Retreat in Swansea The idea is to get yourself away from the day-to-day grind for a period and to re-connect with yourself and life itself (like nature and stuff). There are plenty of places throughout wales Personal Retreat Itinerary Below is an example...

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Plan 14th October 2021

Goal:  To create a 'good enough' space to rent out to individuals or small groups for wild camping. Only facilities will be a toilet. Nice to haves under this phase are running water, clean running water and a basic shower. Complete: When we have a steady flow of...

Permaculture: Whole Systems Design

“Permaculture is about designing sustainable settlements. It is a philosophy and an approach to land use, which weaves together microclimate, annual and perennial plants, animals, soils, water management, and human needs into intricately connected, productive...

Plan 5th October 2021

Goal:  To create a 'good enough' space to rent out to individuals or small groups for wild camping. Only facilities will be a toilet. Nice to haves under this phase are running water, clean running water and a basic shower. Complete: When we have a steady flow of...

What is Permaculture

Permaculture is a strategic, systematic approach to changing our homes, gardens, and lives so that they regenerate, rather than annihilate, the Earth." Transform scarcity into abundance by balancing human needs with those of other species. Creates an ecological,...

Plan 26th September 2021

Downloads Blank Map of Tan-y-graig Camping Phase 1 To create a 'good enough' space to rent out to individuals or small groups for wild camping. Only facilities will be a toilet. Nice to haves under this phase are running water, clean running water and a basic...

Bracken

Our land is bracken infested. Initially we saw it as a problem but as time went on we came to understand that bracken, if handled correctly, can be very helpful for a number of applications. For our situation right now we will be using it for the following...

Stock Fencing

We have a 250m stretch of fencing to take care of this summer. It's full of tree's, uneven ground and water. If we can fence this, we'll have learned something valuable.         Rough Notes We need strainer posts and fence posts Make a template on...

Stud Walls

Best tutorial from YouTube ever! This guy explains things very clearly so that even I can understand.Here are my notes from the video and the two diagrams that are shown:- Lowest bit of wall is a bottom plate/ mud sill. This is anchored to the concrete or the base....

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