Uplands Farm

Uplands Farm is a 9 acre site a mile out of Laugharne, Carmarthenshire with: A passive house and passive farm building conversions; solar water and pV and air source heat pump and air circulation systems; 11kW wind turbine; ¾ acre woodland in coups for coppicing at different periods; ½ acre Forest Garden with annual vegetables included in 10-year rotation, ponds and ducks; House garden and two home-made small polytunnels.

 

Uplands Farm is a 9 acre site a mile out of Laugharne, Carmarthenshire with: A passive house and passive farm building conversions; solar water and pV and air source heat pump and air circulation systems; 11kW wind turbine; ¾ acre woodland in coups for coppicing at different periods; ½ acre Forest Garden with annual vegetables included in 10-year rotation, ponds and ducks; House garden and two home-made small polytunnels.

Visits by appointment only. No charge.

Site description: Exposed hilltop and south-facing slopes with 2 miles of sea and views over Carmarthen Bay.

Brief history of developments:

2010-2011 House building and conversions and house gardens

2012 Wind turbine and start of forest garden

2014 Woodland planting of 1600 trees, mostly native deciduous species

Access information: Carmarthen station and 222 bus to Laugharne then 1 mile walk uphill.

By car – SA33 4RE postcode, but shared with Buildings Farm.

Accommodation availability/opportunities to be involved on-site: None

Other relevant information: We also coordinate the SW Wales Permaculture Network and are on the Paramaethu Cymru coordinating team

Date of update: December, 2016

 

Contact Name: 
Peter and Alison Stopp 01994 427310
Telephone number: 
01994 427310
Uplands Farm
Laugharne
SA33 4RE
United Kingdom
Phone: 01994 427310
GB