Foxfield

A family house and garden
Started: 
2014

Foxfield is a family house and 1 acre garden where many of the projects for a Permaculture Diploma were designed and implemented, and many more have been created since gaining LAND Centre status in 2014. A variety of interconnecting elements are demonstrated including:-
Forest gardens, chicken and duck 'forage' gardens,
No-dig vegetable gardening, weed harvesting, seed saving,
Self watering polytunnel, self heating home-built greenhouse,
Mini greywater reedbed, rainwater harvesting system,
Willow and hazel coppicing for fuel and materials
Crafts such as wool spinning, hedgerow basket weaving, cider making
Sustainable building techniques - cob apple store,  strawbale roundhouse, 'wattle and daub' compost toilet
Wildlife habitat creation  including natural wildlife pond making
Solar PV, Solar thermal systems,  solar & rocket stove heated shower and hot-tub
Meditation and Listening in Nature techniques

How to arrange a visit: 
Pre-booked personal/group tours, workshops, volunteering days
Sustainable transport options: 
Buses from Cheltenham and Chipping Camden to Gretton and Gretton Fields available. Pulhams Coaches - 606 service, request stop at Gilders Yard 4 doors away from Foxfield Marchants - M15 service, stops in Gretton, 1 mile walk to Foxfield
Contact: 
Alison Ensor
Foxfield
Gretton Fields
Cheltenham
GL54 5HH
United Kingdom
Phone: 
01242 621152 / 07743 390999