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Hello from a new team member

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This week we are delighted to welcome Lulu to the team – our new Facilities Manager … Having moved to West Wales two years ago from Bristol, I have been holding out for a chance to get involved with Denmark Farm. I have kept my eyes peeled for the right job ever since and to […]

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A May Stay at Denmark Farm

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A short blogpost written by recent guest Sue Rickard Staying at Denmark Farm is to be immersed in nature. We were there in May when everywhere was full of spring flowers and the new leaves on the beech trees were soft and silky, creating great canopies of greenness that one could stare into, dreaming of […]

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Green Key for a Green Vision

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The Shared Earth Trust at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre is proud to be a member of Green Key.  Green Key is the largest global eco-label awarded to more than 2,900 tourism providers in 57 countries worldwide. Green Key offers an environmentally sustainable choice when planning holidays, excursions or business trips. Green Key Wales launched in […]

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Save our Education Room!

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Denmark Farm is a very special place for wildlife and supporting people to connect with nature. Like many other small charities currently, we are struggling to keep afloat and appeal for your support to save our education room. We would much prefer to bring you only the good news; the news about all the amazing […]

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Green Key to the Door in 2016

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We’re delighted to announce that our Eco Lodge at Denmark Farm has been awarded the Green Key Accreditation for environmental tourism in Wales. Not only are we the first holiday accommodation in Ceredigion to gain a Green Key award but we are the first in Wales, outside of Pembrokeshire, where the scheme has been launched during the past year. […]

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Great Community Support for Cob Cooking

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We have just 7 days remaining for our crowdfunded earth oven campaign and we’ve been overjoyed with the fantastic response from donors who (at of time of writing) have contributed £1,315.00 toward our £1,500.00 target. So, from all of us at Denmark Farm, thank you so much for your support. All our backers will be […]

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Not as natural as you might think

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Here in west Wales we are blessed with beautiful countryside – woodlands and streams, hills and valleys, meadows and lakes. And not a single one of them is entirely natural. Our whole landscape has been influenced by people. We have farmed it, harvested wood from it, built on it, planted things on it and generally […]

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Family Friendly Easter Eco Escape

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If you are looking for somewhere to suit the whole family this Easter, without costing the earth, then look no further than the self-catering Eco Lodge at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre. Nestled in a peaceful valley, between the Cambrian Mountains and Cardigan Bay coast, in undiscovered West Wales, Denmark Farm offers a huge range of opportunities for families who […]

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Yurt Raising at Denmark Farm Eco Cmpsite

Carry on Camping at west Wales Eco Campsite

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The Eco Campsite at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, west Wales is now open for business again. The first intrepid campers arrived this weekend with some lovely Easter sunshine. We’ve been very busy, getting ready, over the last few weeks; leveling the site after a soggy winter with the highland cattle, spreading out the copious mole […]

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Reasons to be Cheerful (part 2 – camping holidays)

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If January’s relentless rain has left you feeling that there is nothing to look forward to then its time to plan your camping holiday for this summer. If camping in Wales is not your idea of a great holiday then think again. It seems that camping is a tonic for glumness and a growing number of […]

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Twelve Sparkling Days of Eco Christmas Shopping

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    Christmas can cause headaches for many of us, who prefer not to waste money on endless, useless stuff likely to end up in landfill. But it can also be hard to completely opt out as we don’t want to be seen to act like Scrooge by our nearest and dearest. So, why not embrace […]

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Discover “4 walks” this autumn

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Autumn is a great time of year for a walk, and the colours in mid-Wales are at their best at the moment. If you’re looking for new areas to explore,  a walks booklet has just been launched by the local community of Cilcennin, funded through our Big Lottery-funded ‘Wildlife Where you Live’ (WWYL) project: “4 walks” trail leaflet, launched this […]

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Permaculture Magazine gives Eco Lodge thumbs up

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A few weeks ago we were delighted to welcome Rozie Apps, from Permaculture Magazine, to stay for a long weekend. She found our new Eco Lodge “well thought out and the local markets and countryside enticing”. “Freshly picked flowers from the wildflower meadow, tea, coffee and biscuits were waiting for us on the table, our pre-ordered butter […]

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Green Winter Specials

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Warm Welsh wool blankets, toasty wood burners, local fresh produce delivered to your door, free coffee at the local pub! …what more could you wish for from a winter get away? GREEN WINTER SPECIALS  

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Autumn…Season of mists and… learning new skills (apparently!)

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    Early September can be a magical time of the year with cool bright mornings, butterflies and bees busy making the most of the nectar, dew covered blooms, blackberries ripening in the sunshine and mists of course! It seems that the end of the summer also marks a clear change in our consciousness to start learning […]

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We’ll Keep a Welcome in the Hillside…

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The welcome at Denmark Farm just got even warmer! New visitors to Denmark Farm could often be found wandering around the car park looking faintly puzzled and wondering what to do next, until they found a friendly staff member or spotted the noticeboard. Those days are now gone, as we have recently built and kitted-out a […]

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Summer Special – Woolly Week Holidays at Denmark Farm

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Want to get away for a few days and learn a new craft? We have a very special Eco Lodge deal for guests attending one or more of our Woolly Week Workshops. Stay in our new Self-Catering Eco Lodge for 7 nights, from Friday 28th June until Friday 5th July, at very special prices: 1 […]

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Eco Lodge Now Taking Holiday Bookings

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If you are crying out for a long weekend away, a mid week break or a full week or two eco-holiday in secluded and unspoilt West Wales just check out our new Eco Lodge at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre. We offer 3 self-catering apartments, sleeping a total of 12-16 people (plus cots), in a beautifully […]

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Growing Success at Denmark Farm

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Now that Spring has  finally arrived, we have an exciting season of plant themed workshops at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre. So if you are a budding plantaphile and want to get your hands dirty you still have time to join us. But do book soon as places are limited and filling up fast. Field Survey […]

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Lunch with our patron – Jonathon Porritt

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It was a glorious sunny day and, once furnished with a pair of Denmark Farm wellies, Jonathon Porritt joined several of our trustees on a walk around the site. He was particularly impressed with the roundhouse and other structures built by volunteers and course participants, and pleased to hear about all our links to communities […]

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Warm, Woolly and Green

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The snow, wind and rain have caused a few delays to the building schedule for our eco holiday accommodation. However, we’re keeping busy in the office, stocking up on some lovely eco-friendly soft furnishings ready for our first guests. Alphabeds near Llandysul are hand-making making our beds in their water powered workshop, with sustainably sourced […]

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Biomass is best for Denmark Farm

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We’ve spent the last few weeks eagerly awaiting a ‘green’ roof for our new self-catering eco holiday accommodation. Unfortunately the weather has got the upper hand once again, temporarily delaying this important phase of the build. However, another exciting and major landmark has been reached this week with the commissioning our new biomass boiler heating system. […]

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Building Sustainability into Holidays

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After years of planning and fundraising the new Denmark Farm ’Eco Holiday’ units are going up fast and we are all set to welcome guests from early 2013. The new accommodation will provide ‘Visit Wales’ 3 star standard accommodation at an affordable cost. As well as using sustainably sourced timber for the main frame, we […]

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Amazing August Eco-Campsite Special Offer

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If you’re considering camping this summer but need a little extra incentive then why not take advantage of our Amazing August Eco-Campsite Special Offer. 3 nights for the price of 2 throughout August!. Denmark farm provides space for eco-camping set in a wonderful, wildlife-rich 40-acre nature reserve. The camp site is situated on a gently […]

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