New solar panels in the snow

11th year off grid

Our site is totally off grid, even in the snow! For 10 years we've been running our site on wind and solar power. With new solar panels this year we'll be making more hot water than... more

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Bees in the Cherry Blossom

Bumble bees in the sun

This bumble bee just couldn't get enough pollen in February's hot sun! Since we first set up our site over 10 years ago, we have planted around 2000 fruit and native trees around our the yurt... more

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Massive shingle xylophone

Wooden roof for a wooden house

  We made a massive wooden xylophone on the roof of our house.   The upper roof of our new house is covered in 7000 wooden shingles.  They are made from Sweet Chestnut which... more

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The Yurt Farm from Space

  Here's what The Yurt Farm looks like from space!   We've been going through our photos from 2018 and almost everyone is filled with sunshine!  What a beautiful and sunny... more

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Haymaking or BMX track

Making hay while the sun shines

Hay waiting to be baled or a BMX track?! This hot and dry weather means that hay and silage will be in short supply later it the year so my dad has cut the wildflower meadow around the yurts... more

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house raising 4

House raising

It's up... the frame of our new timber framed house! Over a beautiful sunny weekend back in May we were joined by a huge group of family and friends for the house raising of our new... more

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Tall ship in Aberaeron

Sea is only 20 minutes away!

Work stopped on building our new house this week as it was just TOO hot.  Instead, we have been zipping down to Aberaeron (only 20 minutes away!) in the evenings to jump in the sea and cool... more

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Nuthatch yurt in the sun

Solstice and summer availability

What a lovely couple of months of sun we've had and the forecast says its going to stay warm, sunny and dry for a while yet.  We've got some availability still for the summer and this coming... more

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daming at the yurt farm

A stream walk on our doorstep

There is a beautiful walk from the Yurt Farm down to a little stream that passes through the woods below.  I took my boys for a walk along it at the end of May to see the bluebells in full bloom... more

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Train Carriage holiday begins

Bright red Train Carriage

We've given the Train Carriage a fresh coat of post box red paint this year to freshen it up.  With all the trees in full leaf and flowers blooming, the yurt field is looking at its most... more

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