Category Archives: Eco-build

Building Sustainability into Holidays

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 … Continue reading Building Sustainability into Holidays »

Building Green Futures at Denmark Farm

  After years of careful planning, negotiation and fundraising, we’re finally on the road with our new eco-accommodation for visitors. Along with the usual spring feathered migrants, Cartrefi Dyfed have arrived at Denmark Farm and are moving on with the timber frame construction.  Pied flycatchers, warblers and blackcaps are singing their heads off all around … Continue reading Building Green Futures at Denmark Farm »

Building a Sustainable Future

Development of our new sustainable holiday accommodation here at Denmark Farm reached a ground-breaking stage this week (quite literally!), and building work has now begun:     Digging & foundations – Feb 2012 The timber-framed units will accommodate couples, families or larger groups, and will be available as a holiday let to allow you to … Continue reading Building a Sustainable Future »

Things can only get wetter!

The capacity of natural processes to renew and clean water is amazing.  Soil filters water on its way to wells and springs.  Plants and microorganisms act as a biological purifier.  At Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, we are harnessing these natural attributes to create a Wetland Ecosystem Treatment (WET) System, in anticipation of increased sewerage loads … Continue reading Things can only get wetter! »

Holidays at Denmark Farm

Changes are taking place around the main buildings at Denmark Farm. The old pig sty and sheds have now gone, and the ground around them has been levelled. We were rather fond of the old shed so there were rather mixed feelings when we cleared it out for the final time. Sheds and pig-sty March … Continue reading Holidays at Denmark Farm »