Permaculture Projects in Wales

Prosiectau paramaethu yng Nghymru

Mae safleoedd arddangos gwych yng Nghymru a phrosiectau ysbrydoledig lle gallwch weld paramaethu. Dyma ddetholiad: cewch ymweld â rhai, mae rhai yn rhedeg cyrsiau ac mae rhai yn croesawu gwirfoddolwyr. Mae'n bwysig i ofyn yn gyntaf a oes angen trefnu ymweliad o flaen llaw. Os am ychwanegu eich prosiect  cysylltwch â ni.

Permaculture projects in Wales

There are some great demonstration sites in Wales and some inspiring projects where you can see permaculture in action. Here is a selection: some you can visit, some run courses and some take volunteers. Please check first whether you need to book your visit. To add your project here please contact us.

Please note places are added in good faith. Presence on the map does not imply any endorsement by Paramaethu Cymru.

Project Project Desciption
Ardenbrae (ScotLAND Learner)

Ardenbrae have designed their garden as an edible garden and are retrofitting their home for energy conservation and resilience.

Barmolloch Cottages (ScotLAND Learner)

Sustainability within a smallholding offering horticulture, small course venue and holistic therapies.

Barrel House Permaculture (ScotLAND Centre)

Barrel House Permaculture is a smallholding with an abundant fruit and veg garden and pottery in the Findhorn ecovillage community in Moray, where it also serves as a classroom for many of the community's sustainability and permaculture courses.

Black Isle Permaculture & Arts (ScotLAND Centre)

We are Black Isle Permaculture & Arts (BIPA), a Permaculture smallholding and business on the Black Isle, 13km north of Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland. Run by Clive and Julie, we offer eco tourist accomodation, courses, workshops and volunteering opportunities covering a variety of topics focusing on sustainable living, such as Permaculture design, organic food growing and preserving.

We welcome visitors by appointment, and hold open days, courses and workshops throughout the year. In 2020 we aim to offer eco friendly holiday accommodation in our woodland camping huts. Please contact us if you’d like to visit or look out for details of events on our website or Facebook page.


Coig Cottage Garden (ScotLAND Centre)

Coig Cottage Garden is a productive and attractive permaculture garden made up of useful plants including fruit, vegetable, herbs and flowers along with somewhere to sit and enjoy it.

Comrie Croft (ScotLAND Learner)

Comrie Croft is a community of ecotourism and land-based people and enterprises set at the foot of a mountain on the edge of the southern highlands. Enterprises include: A venue for weddings and events; farmstead accommodation (74 beds); a market garden; farm shop; cafe; bike trails, hire and shop; and a camping and glamping site. Our mission is to demonstrate that with the application of permaculture principles, entrepreneurial thinking and collaboration, rural places can be vibrant healthy places for people and nature. Ultimately we want to see permaculture design principles become mainstream.

Findhorn Food Forest (aka the Edible Woodland Garden) (ScotLAND Learner)

A young, small food forest project intended to explore what it takes to grow food for a community. The understory fruit trees were planted in 2015.

Visiting: The garden is open to the public and you can drop by anytime you want during daylight hours and wander around. There are three information signs at the entrance that give you the basics of permaculture and an overview of the forest garden. On the back you will find information about the architecture of a forest garden, the water management system, the soil-food web.  

Forest Garden Reclamation of a degraded garden

A rural cottage location with a stony flat garden plot borded by a steep bank.

Garden Cottage

This was the first registered LAND project through ScotLAND. We welcome visitors on open days as specified on the website or by prior arrangement otherwise.

Garden Cottage (ScotLAND Centre)

A twenty five year old forest garden fully equipped as a teaching space with major improvements to our household in terms of energy efficiency. 

Gartmorn Sunken Garden

**NOTE ** This garden is no longer being maintained as a permaculture project, but is still open to visitors.

Grass Roots Remedies Co-operative (ScotLAND Learner)

Grass Roots Remedies Co-op is a Workers’ Co-operative based in Edinburgh, working to rekindle our rich tradition of herbal community healthcare and promote ecologically responsible herbalism.

Kinloch Permaculture (ScotLAND Learner)
Kintyre Bioregional (ScotLAND Centre)

Working across Kintyre to co­‐create a green, flourishing local economy.

Netherton Farm (ScotLAND Learner)

Permaculture smallholding.

Park Road Garden (ScotLAND Centre)

Park Road is a suburban garden farm with Bees, ducks, chickens, mini orchard, raised beds, heugle beds, “Gypsy Hens business”, wood stove, in a garden the size of a tennis court.

Rubha Phoil (ScotLAND Learner)

Rubha Phoil is a peninsula in Sleat, on the Isle of Skye. Situated in a 15 acre natural paradise, it is a budding nature-based permaculture community, education centre and haven for wildlife and people.

Talamh Life Centre & Housing Co-operative (ScotLAND Learner)

Ecological living community and environmental education centre.

Tangleha Artists Collective (ScotLAND Learner)

Tangleha Artists' Collective specialise in hosting and facilitating courses and events; we also have a large collection of perennial edible plants growing in our surrounding food forest.

Tap o' Noth Farm (ScotLAND Centre)

Tap o' Noth Farm is an 8 acre smallholding, demonstration site and education centre situated on the slopes of Tap o' Noth hill on the outskirts of the village of Rhynie in NE Scotland. 

Read a blog post about Tap o' Noth Farm here.