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Classified advertising in Permaculture is highly effective. Minimum fee £40 for up to 40 words. If you have missed the deadline to appear in the magazine don't worry as your classified can also appear just on this website for the duration of the magazine issue. To find out more, contact Tony Rollinson.

The magazine really can be a fantastic place to advert and reach a very supportive, responsive and targeted readership:

"When we first set up our eco-architectural practice, we placed an advert in Permaculture magazine and it was seen by an employee at the Mars Corporation. They contacted us and we won the job of designing two large corporate eco-buildings which kept us busy for over five years!" Julie Boultby, Director, Apse architecture and planning. 

Permaculture.co.uk receives 4.4 million page views per year and reaches over 200,000 people through its social media.

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CENTRAL LONDON B&B, family run. Quote 'Permaculture' for 10% discount on standard rooms. Tel: 0207 837 9140. Email: info@stathanshotel.com Web: www.stathanshotel.com 

HOUSE FOR RENT IN WASHINGTON STATE. 1930s farmhouse with greenhouses and Permaculture land. 4 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. 1,300 sq ft. 1.5 Certified Organic Land. 3.5 acres of Zones 4 and 5. Trails, ponds and small orchard. Large classroom. $1,650 rent. Please email: wiseearthorganics3@gmail.com

WANTED REMOTE RURAL PROPERTY TO RENT. Looking to rent property in remote countryside location away from other houses. Perhaps a farmhouse, converted barn or cottage. Anything considered. Looking to rent on a long-term basis. Contact Ryan 02081 330 451 ryanaw2@googlemail.com 


ACS DISTANCE EDUCATION - Take the Permaculture Design Certificate via distance learning. Plus over 400 courses in distance learning. Study in the comfort of your own home with support from our expert tutors. Contact 08003 284 723 or info@acsedu.co.uk or visit www.acsedu.com

AFFORDABLE COURSES & WEEKEND BREAKS. Yoga Weekends, Breaks for Women, Family Activity Breaks, Circus Skills, Cooking, Bread Baking, Willow Baskets, Mosaic, Spoon carving, Wild Flowers, Mushrooms and more. Friendly atmosphere, home-grown, local and organic good food, wood-fired sauna, simple living. Lower Shaw Farm 01793 771 080. Email: enquiries@lowershawfarm.co.uk Web: www.lowershawfarm.co.uk

BEN LAW OPEN DAYS & COURSES. Visit Ben’s West Sussex woodland, experience his inspirational lifestyle and view his world famous roundwood timber house. Ben’s educational courses include: Woodlands & Permaculture, Coppicing, I’ve Bought A Woodland What Do I Do Now?, Charcoal Making and his renowned Roundwood Timber Framing make him an essential resource for woods people the world over. For details view: www.ben-law.co.uk

BESHARA SCHOOL: DISCOVERING UNITY. Educating the whole person - study, meditation and practical work. 2014 Summer Course Programme: Woodland Retreats; Mindfulness; Study of Rumi and Ibn 'Arabi; Love, Knowedge & Broccoli; Volunteering & Wwoofing; Yurt-hire for self-guided retreats... Chisholme House, Scottish Borders, TD9 7PH. Tel +44 (0)1450 880 215. Email: secretary@beshara.org Web: www.beshara.org/courses

COME AND STUDY Permaculture/Sustainable Horticulture in beautiful County Cork! Places still available at Kinsale College of Further Education. Full time course starting now leading to FETAC Level 5 Award Horticulture and Permaculture Design Certificate. Further details and application form available here: http://kinsalecollege.ie/index.php/2013-10-15-11-47-34/fetac-level-5/sustainable-horticulture-permaculture 

DESIGNED VISIONS: Various permaculture courses. View: www.designedvisions.com

GLENNIE KINDRED Workshops, Talks and Courses. Various dates and locations. View: www.glenniekindred.co.uk

THE LAND COURSE ONLINE. Learn at home in your own time, with interactive contact with other learners and your tutor, Patrick Whitefield. Take the whole course or just the modules which interest you: full Permaculture Design Course, The Soil, Ecology, Organic Growing, Sustainable Forestry. Each module includes text, pictures, video, activities, projects, forum, skype sessions and email contact with Patrick. "It's the most comprehensive online course I've seen." - Sally Lever. www.patrickwhitefield.co.uk

LOWER SHAW FARM. Affordable Courses and Weekends. Friendly events from only £96 - all inclusive! Yoga, Massage, Textile Crafts, Willow Baskets, Permaculture Course, Mosaics, Foraging, Sauna building, Positive Ageing, Herbal Medicine, Family Breaks, Circus Skills, Cookery School, and more. Lower Shaw Farm, Shaw, Swindon, SN5 5PJ. 01793 771 080. Email: enquiries@lowershawfarm.co.uk Web: www.lowershawfarm.co.uk

NATURAL SWIMMING POOL courses in north Norfolk.
 Quote ‘Permaculture’ for a 25% discount on course prices when booking. Phone: 01263 585 022
Web: www.organicpools.co.uk

VÁRZEA DA GONÇALA, West Algarve. As featured in Permaculture No. 77. Starting October 2014. Two month Permaculture Internship incorporating certified 72hr PDC. Learn the practical application of Permaculture through hands-on experience in a small intimate group. Topics: organic gardening, land and water, ecosystem restoration, medicinal herbs, natural building and others. Bookings also being taken for Spring 2015 intensive PDC with Peter Cow. Contact: mail@varzeavivapermaculture.com Details: www.icanfeedmyself.com

PERMACULTURE COLLEGE AUSTRALIA: Check out our great courses at Djanbung Gardens, northern NSW, with Robyn Francis & team. PDC's, advanced design skills, sustainable aid, creative community facilitation, teacher training, international internships, Austudy-approved Accredited Permaculture Training™ Cert III, IV, Diploma. Web: www.permaculture.com.au

PermacultureVisions.com are the original cyber pioneers of online permaculture teaching. We provide researched, caring and experienced one-to-one tuition. Building a better future is just a click away. Find loads of free information and ideas at PermacultureVisions.com

SEPP HOLZER Permaculture Workshops held in Austria.
 Phone: +43 66 473 499 035.
 Web: www.seppholzer.at


JUSTIN + EVELYN MARSH. Permaculture design, advice and encouragement. Low impact building, woodland and estate maintenance. Personalised tuition, training and education. More information: www.lakelandpermaculture.co.uk

PERMACULTURE IN SCOTLAND: Experienced designer, teacher and forest gardener available for consultation, design and landscaping work throughout mainland Scotland and the Isles. All sizes of project considered. For further information call Ludwig on 07760142495 or email: info@earth-ways.co.uk or see www.earth-ways.co.uk


See PM's GUIDE TO FESTIVALS, FAIRS AND EVENTS 2014 in Permaculture magazine no79 or try the events CALENDAR on the bottom left of our home page

THE UNIVERSE STORY EVENT, LONDON. Saturday 14th March 2015
The science from the origin of the Universe to the present day - and its meaning.
Greg Morter - A brief history of Everything: from the origin of the Universe to the present day, in six surprising steps
Elisabet Sahtouris - The Evolution of Cooperation and Transformation
Maddy Harland - Transformational Heresy – Permaculture and beyond
Chris Clarke - Chair - Emeritus Professor of Applied Mathematics and author of "Weaving the Cosmos".
World Café: a chance to ask questions and discuss ideas in informal groups
Creative Activities: be creative, drawing inspiration from the Universe Story
Stalls: from participating organisations
The Universe Story is the story as revealed by science, from the origins of the Universe 13.8 billion years ago, through the creation of the stars, planets, our planet Earth, the evolution of life and finally our human story on this Earth.
During the day we will hear this amazing story from start to finish. And we will see how we can align ourselves with the evolutionary processes for the benefit of all humans, all living beings and the planet itself. And finally we will hear ways in which we can be empowered to ground the ideas in our everyday lives and to help bring into being the 'Ecozoic Era'.
Full information at: www.greenspirit.org.uk/uni-story-event or phone Ian on tel: 020 8552 2096. 


MOON TIMES ORGANIC CLOTH PADS, PANTY LINERS, MOON SPONGES AND CUPS. The comfortable chemical free alternative to disposables! ‘I love my moon pads; they are soft, practical, pretty, natural and comforting! 10% off code PMMT – use at checkout www.moontimes.co.uk

VEGGIEPOWER SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES. Diesel to vegetable oil engine conversions and kits. Offgrid Installations solar, wind. Event power supplies for Cinemas Stages etc. Bicycle Generators. Bicycle Blenders. Shop and Courses in above technologies. Mail: chris@veggiepower.co.uk Web: www.veggiepower.co.uk

YURT POLES, coppiced sweet chestnut available now, also selection of sweet chestnut poles, many sizes contact: Ben 07966193154 or ben@ben-law.co.uk


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ALGARVE CENTRAL, MOUNTAIN RETREAT. Self catering, 2 double bedrooms sleeps 6. Pool. Beautiful scenery, for painting bird watching, unbelievable night sky. 30 mins from coast. Olive management courses 2015 for pictures and information telephone +351 282 338 497 or email judewithing@gmail.com 

BEAUTIFUL, RUGGED PEMBROKESHIRE. Two eco-friendly, converted barns on small-holding. Each sleeps 4. Coastal path 2 miles 01348 891 286. Email: holidays@stonescottages.co.uk Web: www.stonescottages.co.uk

BRITTANY. COSY COB COTTAGE for two on permaculture smallholding. Chickens and fresh eggs, sheep, rabbits, bees. Pigs and ducks during the summer. Vegetables, polytunnel, willows, mushroom cultivation, waste water treatment, wildlife pond. 11 acres woodland. Short courses. Tel: +33 296 274 465 www.brittanycountrygite.com www.permacultureinbrittany.com

COTNA ECO RETREAT, CORNWALL. Straw Bale Barn and 2 Yurts on beautiful organic smallholding. A peaceful south-facing valley, walking distance from coast path & secluded beaches, near Eden Project & Lost Gardens of Heligan. An inspiring example of sustainable living with renewable energy, organic gardens and woodland. Self-catering, with veg and delicious home-produced food available. Ideal for quiet holidays and retreats, suits 2-4 people. Tel: 01726 844 867. Email: info@cotna.co.uk Web: www.cotna.co.uk

GLOUCESTERSHIRE ORGANIC FARM. Buzzards, longbarrow, woodland walks. Peaceful holiday cottage, hut by the ancient pond, yurts in the glade, camping with a view and spacious shepherds hut. All within walking distance of our award winning farm shop and café. Web: www.theorganicfarmshop.co.uk

HAMPSHIRE ECO-HOSTEL & CAMPSITE, including Yurts and Tipis. Stay at the Sustainability Centre in the heart of the South Downs National Park. Family friendly, 55-acre woodland site. Great location for walking and cycling. Veggie café onsite. Tel: 01730 823 549. Web: www.sustainability-centre.org

HOLIDAYS IN NATURE. Self-Catering Eco Accommodation at a scenic west Wales nature reserve. Quote Permaculture for a 10% discount on holidays of at least 7 nights'. in 2014 (book by 31st May). Call 01570 493 358 or visit www.denmarkfarm.org.uk

LAS ALPUJARRAS, SPAIN Low-impact living in comfortable cottage on organic farm. Solar hot water/electrics, woodburner, home-grown veg, natural swimming pool. Beautiful, peaceful spot, no dogs. 20 mins to Sierra Nevada, 40 mins to coast. Contact: +34 676 819 536. katealpujarra@yahoo.com www.laburraverde.com 

MOUNTAIN PEOPLE. Beautiful rustic holiday homes in the French Alps. Wild rural locations with fabulous views of mountain ranges. Perfect base for family holidays and adventure sports –  skiing, paragliding, climbing, hiking, mountain biking and rafting. Quote Permaculture for €100 discount. Email: enquiries@mountain-people.com Web: www.mountain-people.com

SEASIDE HOLIDAY HOUSE. Superb for family holidays and romantic hideaway breaks, 1 minute’s walk from sea. Cosy Victorian house in Seaview, Isle of Wight, sleeps 5. Next to wetland wildfowl reserve on one side and wooded estate on the other. Sizeable games room/kid’s zone at end of garden. Accessible by public transport. Bike hire available. For further details about our Permaculture readers’ off-season discounts contact tim@permaculture.co.uk Web: www.oaksatseaview.info

SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK 6 bed eco guest house. “One of the greenest boltholes in Europe” says The Guardian. Ceilia & John Whitehead, Bryn Elltyd Eco Guest House, Bryn Elltyd, Tanygrisiau, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, Wales, LL41 3TW. Tel: 01766 831 356 Mob: 07905 568 127. Tweet: EcoHouseSnowdon Web: www.ecoguesthouse.co.uk

THE ECOLODGE - a simpler way to relax. Freedom for children and seclusion for adults. Close to the Lincolnshire coast and wolds. Rates unchanged. Contact Geri Clarke on 01205 870 062 or visit: www.ecolodge.me.uk

VÁRZEA DA GONÇALA, West Algarve. As featured in Permaculture No. 77. Make your holiday in the sun a creative learning experience. Observe, participate or just relax on our Permaculture smallholding close to Portugal’s beautiful and unspoilt Atlantic coast. Always something going on. Traditional farmhouse accommodation. Children’s play area and paddling pool. Contact: mail@varzeavivapermaculture.com

WEST DORSET, PEACEFUL SELF-CATERING organic garden cottage. Axe valley countryside views. Near Marshwood Vale and Lyme Bay. Sleeps 2+2. Ideal walking and sketching. Art tuition/ceramics. Tel: 01460 220 201. Email: marilynroseart@googlemail.com Web: www.axevalleycottage.co.uk “We received a good summer of bookings in 2013, most from recommendations from Permaculture magazine readers.” Marilyn Rose

WORFOLK COTTAGE, STAINTONDALE, North Yorkshire. An eco-friendly retreat for recreational and spiritual refreshment run by Quakers. Simple accommodation for 14 in five bedrooms, situated between Scarborough and Whitby within a mile of the coast. Email: tc@skybluerights.karoo.co.uk

YURT GLAMPING in Bude, Cornwall. 3 yurts available year-round for holiday rent, located on a friendly and relaxing coastal, low-impact, sustainable permaculture smallholding. Compost toilet, running water, surf/bike hire and in-house chef available. £60 per yurt, per night. Call: 01288 381 102 or email: arnotduncan@hotmail.com 


NOT SURE WHICH CATEGORY TO ADVERTISE IN? – have your ad placed here, contact tony@permaculture.co.uk


A ROOM IN A SMALL but lovely old Cottage in the beautiful Surrey countryside, next to nature reserves and common land, offered in exchange for a few hours per week helping/caring for independent 58 year old lady with severe rheumatoid arthritis who cannot manage everything anymore. Varied tasks including help with dressing, dog walking, lighting woodstoves, working on vegetable plots and general gardening. Would suit someone who likes a quiet country lifestyle, is gentle, caring, kind and responsible by nature, loves animals and is preferably vegetarian (or willing to be). Someone who perhaps has other work to go to during the day. I have a half acre plot, organically worked for over 35 years, deep beds, greenhouses, fruit trees etc. which are my passion! Please ring 01252 702 067 for a friendly chat and further information or email evedeary@hotmail.co.uk

COUNTRYSIDE JOBS SERVICE – The place to find a job, volunteer position or course in the countryside, environment and conservation sectors. Tel: 01947 896 007. Web: www.countryside-jobs.com

DEVELOPING SMALLHOLDING/FOREST GDNWest Wales. Looking for partners wanting to develop their own smallholding within 20 acres. We are 4 adults committed to: planting winter crops and perennials, improving soil, fruit, community, young people, spirituality and song. Contact Chrys: 07871 827 177.

DANAWEN ECOVILLAGE, in Cataluyna Spain seeks new members and supporters to join in a shared vision of spiritual connectedness by building a thriving sustainable community in a beautiful valley, including renovating existing traditional farmhouses. Email welcome@kanawen.org to learn more. Web: www.kanawen.org

JOB OPPORTUNITY: School Farm & Environmental Learning Centre Coordinator. Seeking someone enthusiastic about animals, environmental education & working with young people. Candidate needs experience working with animals, & young people, gardening & a positive & professional attitude. Details at www.ravensbourne.bromley.sch.uk/Vacancies.asp 

NEWBOLD WELLBEING & SUSTAINABLE living centre: Garden manager position available. FT/Residential. Beautiful eco-mansion, N. Scotland. Organic walled vegetable garden, orchard, flower beds & woodland. Near Findhorn Foundation. Skills: excellent veg/fruit/ornamental gardener, organisation, volunteer coordination. Contact: 01309 672 659. Email: deborah@newboldhouse.org Web: www.newboldhouse.org

SEEKING PIONEERING SPIRITED COUPLE to live work & learn with family, 8.5 acres, Community Supported Agriculture scheme, Pig Club, Lamb Share, Coop Co-op, Biochar stove, No-Dig veg: half an acre. Accommodation: insulated porta-cabin + stove. Call Emma 07976 296 364 www.thecrossingforestrow.wordpress.com

2 MOTIVATED SUPPORT WORKERS wanted for 2014 season to help run a commercial, organic business on an inspiring permaculture and ecological centre; with deep respect for the earth and being an award-winning model of sustainable food production. £50/week + food and accommodation. Contact Paul, Primrose Organic Centre, Felindre, Brecon, Powys LD3 0ST. Tel: 01497 847 636. Email: paul.benham33@gmail.com

VEGGIE/VEGAN Eco community SW Coast England. Based on Permaculture and Co housing principles Focusing on Sustainability and a healthier way of life we plan to create an environment of abundance sharing skills food and energies. www.coastalcommunity.org.uk


LOOKING FOR A SOUL MATE? – have your ad placed here, contact tony@permaculture.co.uk

VERY SPECIAL WOMAN SOUGHT to share a simpler, more creative kind of life, a beautiful home, and 2.5 hectares of forest garden in the hills of the Sierra de Aracena, SW Spain.
Full details: http://elpocito.wordpress.com 


Property tends to go very well within the magazine and on our website. It is fair to say if you have property with good land and wish to sell on to buyers who would care for and develop the soil and facilities you have nurtured then the readers of Permaculture are ideal people to tell about what you have to sell. "I have been amazed at the response for our house for sale. We have sold it and are now living in Spain." Katy (who advertised in Permaculture magazine)

ALPUJARRAS. COTTAGE 99m2 land 8000m2, organic, sustainable, private, peaceful, gorgeous views, wildlife haven. Water, solar energy, woodburner oven, no bills! Olives, almonds, citrus, figs, grapes, fruits, vegetables. Access track, near village all amenities. Car, trailer, tools, furniture included. €175,000 ange.jo.es@gmail.com 

ANDALUCIA. Large house with apartment (300m2) and garden (with fruit, 4000 m2). Own well, swimming pond, several sustainable features. Ideal for B&B. Price €548.000. For an impression www.latierra.eu Contact pajarts@gmail.com 

ATTRACTIVE BUNGALOW IN 2 ACRES, NW Herefordshire. South facing garden, paddock, wildflower meadow (grazing/cultivation), bordering mature woodland. 3 bedrooms, conservatory,kitchen, dining room, lounge (woodburner), bathroom, garage and carport. Large shed, 2 barns, 2 stables, tackroom, pony box/workshop, 2 greenhouses, polytunnel, henhouse. £349,000. Ref JW. Call Peter Hicks or Matthew Jackson on 01568 610 600. 

BEAUTIFUL FARMHOUSES FOR SALE in Slovenia, 7.2 hectares of land, mature fruit trees,a large barn a historical cider press and a cellar. For more information and photographs contact lrabour@gmail.com or phone 0131 6619 344. 

BEAUTIFUL, PEACEFUL RURAL RETREAT. 1/3 acre wild life organic garden, 2 bed eco renovated house, 24ft northern polytunnel and raised beds, large shed, pond, apple trees, sea views. Details at 'Tepilo', Thirdpart Holdings, 1.6 miles from Crail in Fife. Offers in excess of £235,000. 07780 819 715 or skinnear@hotmail.co.uk 

BRIGHTON FREEHOLD TERRACE HOUSE. Biggest private garden in town centre, approx half an acre. On a hill with panoramic views, including sea & downs. £550,000 meya777@yahoo.co.uk 

BRITTANY. Neighbours sought. Three stone houses for restoration set in 1,25 acres. Rural but not isolated. By the Nantes-Brest canal. Sense of adventure/humour essential. 60,000 plus fees. Phone: Eden or Fiona +33 (0)298 923 463. Blog: https://santalgon.wordpress.com/ 

CAPE TRIB EXOTIC FRUIT FARM, Cape Tribulation, the prime Daintree tourism destination, 2 hours north of Cairns, Australia. A tropical permaculture with over 100 different species, and 400 mature mangosteens. Award winning tourism and farm business. Offers over $A699,000. More info www.capetrib.com.au/sale

FIVE ACRE ORGANIC SMALLHOLDING for sale, Central Portugal. 250m2 stone house. Full solar equipment, woodburner, vines, fruit, olive trees. Natural springs, streams and ponds. Beautiful mountain setting. 30 miles to skiing and 60 miles to beach. £150,000. Contact 07585 956 084 or truckinmarvellous@yahoo.co.uk

FOR SALE 8.75acres Rhandirmwyn, Llandovery including caravan. Stunning views, stream, spring, wildlife and wonderful air. Giant oaks trees, willow, cobnuts, apples etc, rough pasture & access via stoned track. £59K. Tel: 01547 528 892. Email: mad.hatter@btconnect.com  

FRANCE - Isolated old stone house with 42 hectares of woodland and fruit trees on French/Spanish border of Eastern Pyrenees - an ecological paradise. 1 hour from Mediterranean. 4 bedrooms, workshop, second building for conversion. Further info: http://gsteelbod.wix.com/la-mougue  395,000. Tel: +33 4 68 21 15 52

FRANCE - PERFECT SMALLHOLDING for sale with stocked lake in lovely Limousin region. Lodge with solid fuel range, hand water pump, greenhouse, veranda and shed, all on approx. Four acres land. €55,000, a small price to pay for a full life. For full details please call Sarah Louise +33 629 995 280. Email: missorange33@hotmail.fr

FRANCE - OLD FARMHOUSE, small peaceful village Limousin region. Three principal rooms, converted attic, kitchen, bathroom. Ideal permaculture development. Large barn, cellar, workshop, lean to, goat shed, good sized garden. Six pockets woodland nearby 1.35 hectares total. 115,000. Tel 01472 371 080/07879 400 859. Email joanna@aiw.me.uk for particulars/photos

FRANCE. RURAL STONE FARMHOUSE to renovate. 121 m2, overlooking pretty west facing valley running down to small river. Small outbuilding. New roof, planning permission. Services nearby. 7,133m2 land, more available. 1 hour east of La Rochelle. 34,500. Tel: +33 549 097 747. 

FRANCE 20 MILES from Poitiers. Converted 16th Century mill, outbuildings with letting accommodation. Own lake, river and 15 aces of woodland. Very beautiful, secluded setting. €500,000 OIR. Tel: 01747 824 484.

IDYLLIC COTTAGE TEAROOM AND GUESTHOUSE at heart of Yorkshire Dales National Park. Peaceful village location, stunning scenery, brilliant wildlife including kingfishers, buzzards and woodpeckers. Lovely tea-garden, veg garden, private owner’s accommodation, fabulous old fireplaces, Aga. Run as green business with many happy customers. £440,000 freehold, stephen@smartercat.co.uk

IDYLIC 2-3 BEDROOM COTTAGE in picturesque countryside setting. 9 raised beds, 30 apple tree orchard, babbling brook, bore-hole, private drainage, LPG gas, aga, wood burner, under-floor heated bathroom. 2.5 miles from Usk. £315,000. For photos or viewings please call Richard/Katy: 01291 672 643 or katy@humblesticks.co.uk

LAND FOR SALE. 4 acres beautiful, peaceful moorland close to Pendle Hill in Clitheroe area of Lancashire, suitable for tree planting, bird watching, camping, permaculture projects. £7,500. Contact ann.algie@gmail.com for further information. 

MAYO, WEST IRELAND, 1950's 3-bed bungalow, fully habitable but needs upgrading. Beautiful coastal location. Large garden by river, old shop/studio attached and granny-flat,needing renovation. Friendly rural village, church, pub and primary school nearby. Great potential, £65,000. Tel: 01335 372 777. Email: murphy.anita0@gmail.com 

MID WALES Idyllic 2 acre field with river border for sale in secluded Trannon valley. Wildlife haven, land organic for 30 years, small lake and wetland habitat, ancient oaks, willow plantation, hard standing for parking, compost toilet. Ideal for camping. Phone 01686 430 436.

OFF-GRID CONVERTED FORGE next to North Oxford canal. Solar, wind and diesel generator, composting loo, solid fuel Rayburn, organic raised beds and greenhouse. £320,000. Contact 01295 690 048 or 07846 339 621. 

QUINTA DA TAPADA - PORTUGAL. Farm complex set in beautiful isolated valley between Vila Franca da Beira and Mondego river, nearby Serra d'estrella mountains. 3 hectares land, 2 houses (230msq), garage, workshop, barn, wood cabin, chicken shed, garden terraces, swimming pool, olive/fruit trees, natural drinking water, solar electric, tel, internet. Perfect for sustainable living. €295,000 ono. Contact Georg tapada@web.de 

RENOVATED 5 BED PENNINE FARMHOUSE near Hebden Bridge. Well set up for self sufficiency with large growing space, 30ft. polytunnel, greenhouse, hen houses, pig pens etc. large attached barn, separate large garage/workshop and holiday cottage. £725,000. Contact sue.leaper@3-c.coop for info and photos.

RURAL IDYLL DORDOGNE FRANCE. Three miles Ville, possible self sufficiency. Fertile acre, two wells, mature fruit trees, vegetable patch, barns, outbuildings. Three bed house (class C) DG,CH, wood burner. Also two bed house. £200.000. Tel: +33 553 736 056. Email: margandreg@me.com

6 ACRE SCOTTISH CROFT. Buy this beautiful croft on a remote Scottish peninsula. Secure, heritable crofting tenure. Good community. Roomy roundhouse, stone barn, yurt and more. Off-grid electricity from wind, sun and water. All offers considered: closing date 30th September 2014. Scoraigcroft@gmail.com

SOUTHERN IRELAND. Renovated school house, with 3 bedrooms. Large living area, wood burning stove, kitchen/patio. A large sunny organic garden, greenhouse/woodshed. Situated in rural Co. Kerry close to amenities and local village. £125,000 for further information call +353 669 765 836 or email fifikax@gmail.com

SOUTHERN IRELAND. Unique extended cottage set in 1.75 acres with mature gardens, field and polytunnel. The house and site include a large self-contained studio suitable for accommodation. €220,000 (£178,000 approx). Email: grayfriend@gmail.com Visit our website: www.liscarrigane.com

SPAIN, ESTABLISHED OFF-GRID Organic Farm. Beautiful fertile valley, 4 bedroom. 30 acres of woodland/pastures. Mature fruit/veg gardens. Vast wildlife haven. Large solar system (tracking) for water and electricity. Woodburner for central heating. View: Aracenaorganicfarm.wordpress.com

SPAIN, GALICIA, ALLARIZ. A beautiful vibrant town in the North West. Pioneer in the promotion and usage of ecological products and renewable energy. Two houses for sale in villages 5 minutes from Allariz, 20 minutes from Ourense. House 1: Detached granite house restored using bio construction surrounded by 1950m2 of land with fruit trees, outdoor shed and well. Open plan top floor with breathtaking views. Lower level bathroom, wine cellar/storage. Wood burning stove central heating. 100,000 euros ono. House 2: Beautiful bespoke granite house restored by artistic woodcraftsman. Semi detached 2 bed with annex currently used as workshop. Stunning views from rear balcony, front patio garden. Land available for vegetable garden. Wood burning cooker central heating. 125,000 ono. Contact +34 988 440 839 or roscoamigo@hotmail.com. English owner. 

SW FRANCE, permaculture farm, 3.85ha. Quiet hilltop site on cul-de-sac overlooking Garonne valley. Fantastic views. Organic cert. until retirement. 2-bed house good condition, ch, w/burner, 3 large barns incl. tobacco barn ideal conversion gîte. Workshop. All tractors, equipment included in sale. 165,000. +33 612 112 019. 

TALAMH HOUSING CO-OP, Coalburn, S.Lanarkshire, seeks new members who wish to live collectively and have energy to commit to the co-op. 50 acres, mixed habitat, young native woodland, 17thC listed farmhouse undergoing repair, polytunnel, veggie terraces, member of Radical Routes. Email talamh@lineone.net Web: www.talamh.org.uk

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY to acquire 12 acres of land in the Teifi Valley, south west Wales, managed for biodiversity and conservation, containing a variety of habitats, with equipment shed. Development potential subject to planning consent. £120,000 ono. Contact ffynnonmamgu@gmail.com or call 07989 200 008. 

WASHFIELD, DEVON. 3 bed cottage in 3/4 acre, meadow, orchard & vegetable zones. Tiverton 2 Miles, peacefully surrounded by farmland. Perfect for permaculture; traditional barns & piggery, natural water, chemical free, lovely village community, rayburn & woodburner, low bills - great lifestyle. Kayleigh - 07956 714 214. £385,000. http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-42265754.html 

WEST WALES SMALLHOLDING two bed-roomed character cottage with six acres deciduous woodland four acres pasture. Ideal for self-sufficiency – well water, solar water heating, own wood for central heating. Over 40 species birds. Large polytunnel, static caravan. First time on market for 30 years. £310,000. For full details phone 01570 493 491 or email adamsfamily@draig.plus.com

WOODLAND FARM Ireland, 30acres inc. 8acres native woodland, meadows, grazing and 1acre gardens. Delightful timberframe house, 3bed, south facing. Farm buildings, old cottage. Lake, mountain views. Good walking, riding. Secluded riverside, Imile village, 30mins Carrick-on-Shannon. £250,000, stock at valuation. mreading@eircom.net 


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THE CREATIVE COPPICE COMPANY. Experts in sustainable coppice management! Using locally coppiced timber we offer a range of environmentally sound garden snugs & treehouses, rustic fencing and furniture. For further information please visit www.creativecoppicecompany.co.uk

ECOBUILDINGS BY BEN LAW. Ben runs a specialist ecobuilding company, The Roundwood Timber Framing Company Limited. This specialises in the supply of roundwood construction timber and a building and project management service. Main species: Sweet Chestnut, European Larch, Western Red Cedar, Douglas Fir, Chestnut Laths, Sussex Shingles, Chestnut and Western Red Cedar. For more details please view: www.ben-law.co.uk

HIGHLY SKILLED ECO BUILDER in Hampshire. New build and maintenance. Brickwork, plastering, rendering. Kitchen and Bathrooms, electrics, plumbing, joinery, glazing, roofing/guttering. Landscaping and garden maintenance. Repaired/recycled/green materials. Eco transport. Recommendations. Call Chris on 07906 340 803.

HORSE LOGGING, timber extraction service, working horse tuition, public demonstration days with drays and various implements. We also install equine stock fencing timber stables etc. For more information call Eddie 07973 261 388 or James 07866 358 319. Environmentally friendly nationwide. 


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