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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 

SW FRANCE Small detached stone cottage and oak cabin for rent. Ideal for those of you seeking peace and quiet in a truly beautiful and romantic spot. Walking, painting, sublime villages, wonderful flora and fauna. Web: webb89.wix.com/lamasse

TO LET: house with own veg plot on Herefordshire smallholding. Modern semi-detached two bedroom dwelling, wood burning stove, solar panels, woodland, wildlife, three miles from market town with railway station, £550 pcm. Email Pete: folley.farm@btinternet.com

WEST WALES – Small comfortable one bedroom cottage. CH, solar panel, garden. Quiet rural location on private nature reserve. Help needed with horses (no experience needed). For pay or for sole use of a horse. Optional work available, gardening etc. Tel: 01974 298 920.


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

APPLIED PERMACULTURE IN SOUTH DEVON (IPC Edge Event). Join us in Totnes for a 3-day permaculture programme in the birthplace of the Transition movement. Visit Martin Crawford Agroforestry Research, Landmatters Coop, School Farm CSA, Transition Town Totnes and more. Visit tinyurl.com/ipc-totnes for info/to book.

BEN LAW OPEN DAYS & COURSES. Visit Ben's West Sussex woodland for the day and experience for yourself his inspirational lifestyle and view his cruck framed 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 course. For further information please visit www.ben-law.co.uk

COURSE VENUE FOR HIRE near Buckingham. Rural meeting/course/workshop venue with accommodation for 20. Large hall, WIFI, dining/living area, recently renovated, modern kitchen, renewable heating. Not-for-profit. Catering by arrangement. Winslow, Bucks, MK18 3LZ. Web: www.redfieldcentre.wordpress.com

DAVID HOLMGREN permaculture courses in Australia. View: http://holmgren.com.au

DESIGNED VISIONS: Various permaculture courses and tutors: www.designedvisions.com

FOREST GARDENING in Devon, led by Martin Crawford. Web: www.agroforestry.co.uk

GRAHAM BELL Open Days & Courses. Phone: 01700 502 506. Web: www.grahambell.org

GLENNIE KINDRED workshops, courses and talks. Various dates and locations. For details: www.glenniekindred.co.uk/workshops/index.html

GRAHAM BURNETT Permaculture courses in Essex and worldwide. Phone 01702 213 264. Web: www.spiralseed.co.uk

LONDON PERMACULTURE COURSES right around the capital. For full details view: www.LondonPermaculture.com 

NATURAL SWIMMING POOL courses in north Norfolk led by David Pagan Butler. Quote ‘Permaculture’ for a 25% discount. Phone: 01263 585 022. Web: www.organicpools.co.uk

PERMACULTURE COLLEGE Australia: Check out our great courses at Djanbung Gardens, northern NSW, with Robyn Francis and 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

PRACTICAL SUSTAINABILITY COURSE, Bristol. September 2015 - June 2016: www.shiftbristol.org.uk

SOCIAL PERMACULTURE 1- 6 September 2015 at the Sustainability Centre, Hampshire. A once in a lifetime opportunity to join a learning guild of students and teachers to study with some of the global grandmothers and pioneers of permaculture. The tutors for this major International Permaculture Convergence Edge Event are Starhawk, Robin Clayfield, Robina McCurdy, Peter Cow and Looby Macnamara. Enquiries and bookings: peopleandpermaculture@phone coop.coop Web: www.thrivingways.org


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



This dynamic community event encourages active participation with the hosting of talks, workshops and skill sharing. www.permaculture.ie

AUTUMN COUNTRYSIDE SHOW (W. Sussex) 10th - 11th Oct
Experience vintage tractors at work, steam-powered threshing, falconry, dog show, woodland craft demonstrations and more. www.wealddown.co.uk

BEGLIKA FESTIVAL (BGR) 21st - 24th Aug
A creative explosion in magical mountain surroundings with musicians from Eastern, Central Europe and the Balkans. www.fests.eu/festival/beglika

BELOVED (USA) 7th - 10th Aug
Expect three full days and nights overflowing with sacred music, art, workshops, dancing, devotion and more. www.belovedfestival.com

BENTLEY WOODFAIR (E. Sussex) 18th - 20th Sep
Two fields of stands, exhibits and displays and an amazing woodland full of demonstrations and activities. www.bentley.org.uk

BESTIVAL (Isle of Wight) 10th - 13th Sep
Big music names, scene setters and ‘Summer of Love’ themed fancy dress, packed full of surprises, secret stages, colour and fun. www.bestival.net

BOOM FESTIVAL (PRT) 11th - 18th Aug
Ecological, spiritual and colourful, come to this arts and music festival with an open mind and a sense of adventure. www.boomfestival.org

CONFOR WOODLAND SHOW (Wiltshire) 10th - 11th Sep
This exhibition provides an excellent opportunity for those working in the industry to meet, buy and sell. www.confor.org.uk

CRANBORNE CHASE WOODFAIR (Wiltshire) 3rd - 4th Oct
A variety of exhibitors and demonstrators from the wonderful world of wood will be displaying their products and skills. www.woodfair.org.uk

CROPREDY (Oxfordshire) 13th - 15th Aug
Fairport Convention’s annual festival of folk and rock music, which can’t be beaten for the sense of community. www.fairportconvention.com

DERBY WOODLAND FESTIVAL (Derby) 26th - 27th Sep
A popular event celebrating traditional and contemporary woodland crafts set in the historic grounds of Elvaston Castle. www.derbyshire.gov.uk

END OF THE ROAD (Wiltshire) 4th - 6th Sep
Atmospheric, intimate and friendly with a hand picked line-up, and comdey, cinema, games and talks for all to enjoy. www.endoftheroadfestival.com

GREENBELT (Northamptonshire) 28th - 31st Aug
An all-age inclusive arts, justice and faith festival offering a host of music, arts, workshops and ideas from around the world. www.greenbelt.org.uk

THE GREEN GATHERING (Monmouthshire) 13th - 16th Aug
The 5th year of this lively and inspirational off-grid festival promotes sustainable lifestyles with a diverse community atmosphere and thriving permaculture zone. www.greengathering.org.uk

GREEN MAN FESTIVAL (Powys) 20th - 23rd Aug
In its 13th year, this folk-tinged festival offers live music plus film, literature, workshop and childrens areas. www.greenman.net

HARLEQUIN FAYRE (East Anglia) 7th - 9th Aug
East Anglia’s Green Gathering – a melting pot of performance, circus, sustainable living, skills sharing, crafts and wonder! www.harlequinfayre.co.uk

Folk, jazz, rock and open mic sessions feature alongside work­shops, forest explorations, kids activities and food & drink. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hatfield-forest


& CONVERGENCE (London) 10th - 16th Sep 

Bringing together leading international experts and practitioners to collectively design pathways towards the world we want. www.ipcuk.events

INTO THE WILD SUMMER FESTIVAL (E. Sussex) 28th- 31st Aug
A celebration of the wild, with great music from around the world plus workshops, crafts and activities for the whole family. www.intothewildgathering.com

Celebrating its 10th year of island culture, expect music, art exhibitions, workshops, stalls, circus, eco-food and craft markets. www.islandvibe.com.au

LEEDS (Yorkshire) 28th - 30th Aug
Expect a line-up of big names from the rock, alternative, indie, punk and metal scenes, alongside local bands and hot new acts. www.leedsfestival.com

MALMO FESTIVALEN (SWE) 14th - 21st Aug
A warm and friendly, free city festival where you will experience ground-breaking art, music and food from a variety of cultures. www.malmofestivalen.se

MUSICPORT (N. Yorkshire) 16h - 18th Oct
Offers the luxury of indoor toilets, three stages, an eclectic mix of world and folk performers, stalls, seaside location – never disappoints. www.musicportfestival.com

MYSTERYLAND (NLD) 29th - 30th Aug
The longest running electronic music festival in the world inspires and surprises with its arts and culture program. www.mysteryland.nl

NATIONAL FOREST WOODFAIR (Leicestershire) 31st Aug
An action-packed day inlcuding lumberjacks, chainsaw carvers, wood mizers and horseloggers. www.nationalforest.org/visit/woodfair

NORTHERN GREEN GATHERING (Derbyshire) 6th - 9th Aug
A family friendly green gathering. Now in its 18th year, Northern Green is a festival of cooperation and hope. www.nggonline.org.uk

ONE WORLD (Somerset) 3rd - 10th Aug
20th anniversary, performing arts, music and dance, 300 work-shops plus a kids programme, crafts, wholefoods, idylic setting. oneworldcamp.com

OUT OF NATURE (Herefordshire) 3rd - 25th Oct
One of the largest shows of outdoors sculpture in the UK, with 40 artists and over 300 pieces from all over the UK, celebrating our link with nature. www.outofnature.org.uk

OYA FESTIVALEN (NOR) 11th - 15th Aug
Hosting big names across four stages in an Oslo city park, Oya is preceded by a club day and also includes film screenings. www.oyafestivalen.com

READING (Berkshire) 28th - 30th Aug
Rock, alternative, indie, punk, metal, with big names, breaking acts, and exclusive performances. www.readingfestival.com

SHAMBALA (Northamptonshire) 27th - 30th Aug
Four days of fun, kids area, workshops, woodland antics, crazy carnivals, roaming theatrics and everyone in fancy dress. www.shambalafestival.org

SHREWSBURY FOLK FESTIVAL (Shropshire) 28th - 31st Aug
Has a reputation for delivering the very finest acts from the UK and around the world. Craft fair, dance displays and much more. www.shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk

A five day festival of creative spirit and sustainable living, all powered by the wind and sun. www.smallworldsolarstage.org

SOLFEST (Cumbria) 28th - 30th Aug
A non-commerical arts festival with a warm atmosphere, it features a massive range of musical and cultural adventures. www.solfest.org.uk

SOUTH DOWNS COUNTRY SHOW (Hampshire) 15th - 16th Aug

Programme includes dog trials, ferret racing, wildlife gardening, natural building, local food & drink and the Hampshire Wood Fair. www.southdownsshow.co.uk

STOCK GAYLARD OAK FAIR (Dorset) 29th - 30th Aug
A special family day out, attractions include workshops and demonstrations, art & craft, heavy machinery and trug making. www.stockgaylard.com

SURREY HILLS WOODFAIR (Surrey) 3rd - 4th Oct
A variety of activities for all ages featuring coppice crafts and wood products, demonstrations, trade stands and local produce. www.surreyhills.org/events/the-surrey-hills-wood-fair/

This free and popular event hosts over 40 exhibitors, childrens workshops, chainsaw artist and conservation groups. www.testvalley.gov.uk

TREE FEST (Gloucestershire) 29th - 31st Aug
Celebrating nature, trees and woodcraft with fun family activities, around 100 exhibitors and live music. www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt-treefest

TWINWOOD FESTIVAL (Bedfordshire) 29th - 31st Aug
The ultimate vintage music and dance festival also includes shopping, hair & beauty, food & drink and dance lessons! www.twinwoodfestival.com

VINTAGE BY THE SEA (Lancashire) 5th - 6th Sept
A glamorous weekend of music, fashion, film, art, design and dance from the 1920s to the 1990s. www.vintagefestival.co.uk

WATCHET FESTIVAL (Somerset) 28th - 30th Aug
‘Alice in Wonderland’ is this years theme of the family friendly festival offering music, markets, dancing and more. www.watchetfestival.co.uk

WILD HEART GATHERING (Devon) 28th - 31st Aug
An inspirational opportunity to partake in a feast of creativity, fun and transformational learning in nature. www.wildheartgathering.com

WILDERNESS (Oxfordshire) 6th - 9th Aug
The festival of musicianship, theatre, talks, late-night parties, outdoor pursuits and food experiences returns for a fourth year. www.wildernessfestival.com

WILDERNESS GATHERING (Wiltshire) 13th - 16th Aug
A festival of bushcraft and music, featuring countless workshops, demonstrations, storytelling, live music and wild camping. www.wildernessgathering.co.uk


CORNISH NATURAL PETAL CONFETTI. Fully biodegradable and chemical free, made from cornflower, larkspur and hydrangea flowers, grown, harvested and hand-processed in Cornwall. Available in bespoke recycled favour boxes or loose. Accepted by churches and wedding venues as non-littering. For further details contact: 07779 111 117 or claire.wildbydesign@gmail.com

LOGOSOL. Chain and band sawmills. Planers and joinery machines. Industrial machines. See our full product range: www.logosol.co.uk

LOOKING FOR HEIRLOOM & PERENNIAL VEG? We specialise in seeds & plants for forest gardens (and elsewhere!), stocking 1,000s of unusual & harder-to-find varieties, at affordable prices. www.foodforests.eu

Luxury 7m diameter Yurt for sale £8000 OVNO. Surplus to our requirements it is still in original packaging. Bought from Majestic Yurts (see their website  http://majesticcanvas.co.uk/about for pics etc)
Please contact Alex on 07918 027 032 or 6.ahau.alex@gmail.com for more details.

MOON TIMES ORGANIC CLOTH PADS, PANTY LINERS, MOON SPONGES & 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

THE OUTDOOR KITCHEN. Tripods, enamel hanging cooking pots, grills, firepits and paella dishes with chains. Also smaller colourful items for your garden, forest or beach adventures. Light enough to transport, easy to clean. 01544 231 848. www.outdoor-kitchen.biz 

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. chris@veggiepower.co.uk www.veggiepower.co.uk

WILLOW FOR SALE ! Grown and coppiced at The Sustainability Centre, Hampshire. All proceeds go towards Sustainability Centre volunteer projects. Contact: 01730 823 166 or volunteering@sustainability-centre.org

YURT POLES and various sized poles from coppiced sweet chestnut. For full selection contact: ben@ben-law.co.uk


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ECOTRICITY the world’s first green electricity company: www.ecotricity.co.uk

GOOD ENERGY a 100% renewable electricity company: www.goodenergy.co.uk/permaculture

PHONE COOP. Phone, broadband and business telecoms: www.thephone.coop/home

YEO VALLEY ORGANIC is part of a family owned company in Blagdon, Somerset. We support local farmers, make yummy things and you can visit us. Web: www.yeovalley.co.uk


ANANTA SACRED SPACE, magical, yurt retreat centre, based in the heart of a food-forest project, Catalonia. Spain. We offer a variety of retreats, workshops, vibrant food and sacred space, in a simple living environment, to support you to reconnect with yourself, your truth and the healing power of the natural world. See our website for more details www.anantasacredspace.com

BEAUTIFUL, RUGGED PEMBROKESHIRE. Two eco-friendly, converted barns on small-holding. Each sleeps 4. Coastal path 2 miles 01348 891 286. Email: holidays@stones cottages.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. Web: www.brittanycountrygite.com and 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 and secluded beaches, near Eden Project and 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

DORDOGNE, FRANCE, RETRO CARAVAN. Pretty 12ft retro caravan with strawberry wallpaper set in shady orchard. Lovely area of the Perigord - Limousin Parc Naturel. Swimming lakes nearby with beaches and cafes. Sleeps 2 adults, 2 children. Bedding provided, including French linen sheets. Separate cooking and shower facilities. From £250 per week. Bring your own tent £5ppn. Phone: 01629 258 285 or +33 553 603 416. Web: www.frenchfarmhouse.org.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

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. Plus award winning farm shop and café. Web: www.theorganicfarmshop.co.uk

HOLIDAYS IN NATURE. Self-Catering Eco Accommodation at a scenic west Wales nature reserve. Call 01570 493 358 or visit www.denmarkfarm.org.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 

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. Contact: tim@permaculture.co.uk for PM readers’ off-season discounts. Web: www.oaksatseaview.info

SECLUDED SHEPHERD’S HUT to rent in beautiful clearing on South Downs. Reachable only by 4x4 or by foot, we provide a relaxed and simple experience. Complete with woodburner, gas stove and cosy mezzanine bed. Weekend stay or longer. Contact Emma on 07763 316 449.

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, most from recommendations from nice Permaculture readers.” Marilyn Rose


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ANANTA SACRED SPACE, magical yurt retreat centre and foodforest project,Catalonia, Spain, is looking for kindred spirits who would like to help out at the project and become part of a small team. Minimum stay 6 months with long term options. Experience/interest with organic gardening,diy or conscious eating/food preparation would be required. Contact Charlotte via website www.anantasacredspace.com

BRIGHTSIDE LAND COOP welcomes new members. Parents with children more than welcome as are experienced builders, gardeners, weavers and those with a love of figures and order. Meetings in wild gardens, Brighton on Sundays. Land sort for market garden/orchard woodland, radical roots/ecology aims. Non-violent communication, vegan aspiring, yoga, mindfulness, low impact, off-grid. Phone: 07761 464 086. Email: ocean262@btinternet.com

THE INTERNATIONAL PERMACULTURE CONVERGENCE 2015 is being held in London this September. The team are looking for grants, donations, sponsors, volunteers, stall holders and LOTS of permaculture people to attend this major event. It is too good to miss! See the latest programme updates at http://ipcuk.events

LAND MANAGER, Ragmans Farm. Salary: £25-28,000. Hours: 37/week, some weekend and evening work. Location: Ragmans Lane Farm, Forest of Dean, Glos. House: optional and negotiable. Ragmans Farm seeks an experienced Land Manager who is passionate about regenerative agriculture, sustainability and permaculture. If you want to work on an exciting and enterprising farm, and are committed to learning and developing sustainable solutions, download the Information Pack and apply by 12 October: see http://www.allysondavies-consultant.com/job-board/land-manager-ragmans-lane-farm/

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SMALLHOLDING, Gers, SW France. Beautiful House, Barn, Outbuildings, Forest and Fields, 3 acres, rural France, 50km Pyrenees. In need of restoration, lots of exciting work. Potential permaculture community, Families most welcome, Call to talk more Julia 01736 810045julesmylessol@gmail.com

TANYFRON, a rural mid-Wales housing co-op, has vacancies for new tenants and/or opportunities for ethical investment. Enthusiasm and interest in permaculture essential. For information about us, the accommodation and our exciting plans for the future, emailtanyfronhousing@googlemail.com

VEGGIE/VEGAN Eco community SW Coast England. Based on Permaculture and Co-housing principles. We plan to create an environment of abundance sharing skills, food and energies. Web: www.coastalcommunity.org.uk


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ATTRACTIVE FEMALE SAPIOPHILE, seeking man who’s only after my brain. Gut busting laughs, exhilarating adventures and a nice cup of tea included. Email: joydoubling@outlook.com

NEW PERMACULTURE DATING website. Find meaningful love, friendship or work opportunities. Life is much easier when you share it with other Permies! Easy to use and FREE for the first 1,000 members. Discover love on the edges at www.permaculturedating.com

POSITIVE LADY in 30s, nature lover in Devon, seeks genuine man to share ideas, simple pleasures, grow food, build dreams, have adventures, enjoy outdoors, hold hands, laugh with, dance with or that which makes your heart sing. Please email: jt2015@btinternet.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)

ALPUJARRA, SOUTHERN SPAIN. Organic olive farm, 3 hectares with 3 bed farmhouse, 1 bed cottage, fresh water swimming pool, log cabin, plus 2 other outbuildings. SE facing in secluded valley with stunning river and mountain views and abundant spring water year round. £245,999. http://cortijocanaveral.weebly.com

ALPUJARRA, SOUTHERN SPAIN. Organic smallholding. One hectare, southeast facing. Productive land, ancient chestnut trees, plentiful water, nice neighbours, beautiful views. New stone cottage. Rural, easy access. £39,000. Tel 07969 451 009. www.woodlandyurts.co.uk/Woodland_Yurts/Cortijo.html

ALPUJARRA, SOUTHERN SPAIN. Stone cottage and organic land sale. Reduced to £52,000  near Orgiva beside a river , woodland and mixed fruit orchard. Roof terrace overlooking National Park .www.tranquilorgivariverproperty.co.uk

ARDECHE, FRANCE. Two stone barns (300m² each) plus outbuildings. One fully eco-renovated the other renovated to first fix. Very high standard of craftsmanship. 3.5 hectares of mixed forest/terraced land. Spring water, gardens, fruit/nut trees and surrounded by nothing but forest, rivers, waterfalls and beauty. More information: www.larouveure.com or kuels@hotmail.com

FAIRLIGHT, NEAR HASTINGS EAST SUSSEX 1 acre Soil Association certified badger fenced biochar-enhanced land available to rent, along with 6 further acres of grass and orchard. No accommodation. 200 sq. ft. shed. Access to woodland with 2 hugelkultur beds. Craig Sams craig@craigsams.com

5 ACRE ORGANIC SMALLHOLDING for sale, Central Portugal. 250sqm stone house. Full solar (pv and hot water) equipment, woodburners, vines, fruit, olive trees. Springs, streams, ponds, outbuildings. Beautiful mountain setting. Close to skiing and beach. Reduced to £125,000. Contact 07585 956 084 or truckinmarvellous@yahoo.co.uk

FOR SALE LEASEHOLD small end of terrace house, no.22 Hoathly Hill. Community of 50 + adults and children in West Sussex close to Rudolf Steiner School. Onsite kindergarten. 22 acres of communal grounds with existing bio-dynamic / permaculture CSA. Membership process in force. Offers £295.000 to Mansell McTaggart. Tel 01342 826 682, fr@mansellmctaggart.co.uk Web: www.mansellmctaggart.co.uk

FOR SALE NORTH HEREFORDSHIRE 20 acre smallholding in secluded valley. 3 bedroom farmhouse, 1 bedroom flat in barn conversion, other outbuildings. PV panels, borehole, septic tank. Varied habitats (woodland, pool, grassland) has created a haven for wildlife. Orchards with nuts, cider and culinary apples. Garden with organic vegetable beds, fruit bushes and Ken Fern led plantings. £550,000. Contact 01584 831 195. Email: anniewood125@btinternet.com

GLORIOUS WEST DORSET. Half-acre holding on Lewesdon Hill. No near neighbours but 10 - 30mins from vibrant artistic / cultural centres (Beaminster, Bridport, Lyme), Jurassic coast and mainline to Waterloo. Old stone cottage, enlarged. 4 - 6 bedrooms. Solar PV / thermal etc. £400,000 ovno. Email me dorsetgoodes@btinternet.com

GREECE LAND FOR SALE. Lovely plot of land near the charming and peaceful holiday resort of Stoupa in the southern Peloponnese. Ideal site for Permaculture smallholding or some kind of retreat. Visit: www.viviun.com/AD-221518

FRANCE-LIMOUSIN. Old Farmhouse, centre of small very peaceful village near Cognac la Foret. Three principle rooms, converted attic, kitchen, bathroom, cellar and workshop beneath. Substantial garden with peach, plum, pear, walnut trees, large barn, lean to goat shed and six small pockets of woodland (1.35 hectares) nearby make it an ideal location for a permaculture project. Much loved and a reluctant sale by mother, daughter and grand children of this property which has huge potential for someone wanting to settle in France. 97,000. Tel: 0147 2371 080 / 07879 400 859. Email: joanna.walgate@icloud.com. Particulars/photos

HERAULT, FRANCE Rare traditional Langue-docian Farmhouse (520m²) for renovation (habitable) with 50 hectares mixed organic land. Breathtaking views. Presently two apartments, two dormitories, restaurant, kitchen, pigeonnier, tower (suitable for 2 bed house) integral vaulted stables. Contact petre.sefton@hotmail.com for further details.

ITALIAN COUNTRY HOME, fully renovated including new roof with stunning views over Majella mountains from the terrace. Organic olive grove with disused vineyard below. Plenty of potential for self sufficiency. Situated in ideal position 10 mins to motorway, 30 mins to beach and airport and 40 mins to ski slopes. 10 mins walk to village with bars, shops and post office. Offers around £145,000. Also opportunity to purchase adjoining property with about 30 hectares, planning permission for dwelling and swimming pool. For further info contact francesssgodwin@gmail.com

LAND AND BUILDINGS IN GALICIA, SPAIN, potential for permaculture centre or small eco-village. Around 30 acres of a former flax-milling hamlet with potential for 4 or 5 separate homes. Mainly manageable woodland with a beautiful river running through it offering potential for hydro energy. Close to the River Mino and about 20 miles south of the Camino to Santiago.Neighbour is a British-run vegan animal rescue charity. Contact Keith: +44 (0) 7760 177108 or email keith@keithtutt.com 

MAGICAL TWO BEDROOM COTTAGE to let on smallholding on Dartmoor. Own shed and garden, opportunities to join in organic veg garden. Perfect for living close to the land, hoping for work exchange as proportion of rent. £650 pcm. Enquiries: ceelaweela@yahoo.com

ORGANIC FINCA/COUNTRY Estepona, Costa del Sol with swimming pool set in approximately 3000 sq.m organic garden and fruit trees. 5 mins from beaches and restaurants of Estepona town. £285,000. 01624 626 965 www.santa-eulalia.co.uk

PEACEFUL COUNTRY HAVEN 3 bedroom cedar clad house extended, renovated and insulated to a high standard with separate self-contained 1 bed annexe, about 1 acre garden, excellent growing soil and own borehole, amongst mature trees, beautiful quiet north Herefordshire countryside only 5 miles from Ludlow. £449,500. Text 07734 358 001 or email: liz@elizabethbrock.plus.com

RENOVATED COUNTRY VILLA on 2.2 acres in southern Ecuador, currently a guesthouse. Sub-tropical climate, mature fruit trees, coffee plantation, 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, living and dining room. Fully furnished 470,000 contact through www.santuariohibiscus.com

16 ACRES of ancient coppice woodland for sale, Chilham, Kent. Excellent quality. 10 year woodland management plan. Full access. Comes with wood processing yard with static caravan/office, workshop, shed, 4KW PV system, rainwater harvesting. £135,000. Terry 07968 810 638 for full details.

SMALLHOLDING IN WEST WALES. Large house ex B&B with 19ac of organically managed fields with river, orchards, woodland, outbuildings. Gasifying boiler, solar thermal, backup oil. Peaceful, secluded, full of wildlife. £450,000. See ruralheaven.co.uk or contact Pete: 01558 669043 or info@graftedwalnuts.co.uk

THREE BEDROOMED family home set in beautiful countryside, adjacent a well equipped community garden with Kedder Greenhouse. Catchment excellent primary and secondary schools. Six miles from Glastonbury. Bristol and Bath 45mins drive. London 1.45 hours by train. £220,000. Fiona 07875 596 858. 

WEST DORSET, rural idyll, village location ex-local authority house, large garden, surrounded by fields/woods. Woodburner, central heating/hot water. Solar hotwater/photovoltaic feed-in tariff. Many fruit trees/bushes with wildlife garden. Excellent schools: Woodroffe, Lyme Regis and Colyton Grammar. £210,000 photos email michael.dh@live.co.uk

YOUNG COUPLE seeking to purchase 2-10 acres in Great Britain to self-build home and start a small holding to practice permaculture mixed farming. Contact Lauren and Phil. laurensandphilm@gmail.com 07885 588 626. More info: permaculturepeopleuk.tumblr.com


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PROFESSIONAL PERSON, fed up with traditional B&B and urban noise,  seeks rural ad-hoc accommodation when working away midweek for odd nights, preferably within 30 miles west of Bournemouth. Shepherds Hut, Yurt, Tipi, Caravan etc considered, alternatively permanent sheltered place to pitch own tent for the summer. Fair rates offered, Use of loo/ washing facilities needed but can provide own gas stove and other equipment. Please contact nic@thepalmhouse.co.uk

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