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Regions
Mid Wales and Welsh / English borders
Type of activity
Gardens, Woodland
Description
1500s Welsh longhouse. Accommodation in self-contained double-bedded cottage and/or twin-bedded room in house. 13 acre field plus 5 acres round house. Organic walled fruit and veg garden 450 sq m. Includes wall-trained fruit. 12 long raised vegetable beds. Potager. Greenhouse. Shrubbery, laburnum tunnel. Large orchard.
Work needed: fruit and veg cultivation (including sowing, transplanting and harvesting); composting; mulching; digging; lots of weeding. Management of woodland and orchard; hedges; strimming; mowing; seasonal pond clearance; pruning. Collection and storage of wood for the winter stoves.
Interests: music – two grand pianos! Thousands of books. Brian good at DIY; Alison skilled cook. Cottage has kitchen but WWOOFer(s) would eat with us. Cats and hens. Cardiff 35 minutes by car.
Situation
Rural
Host type
House and garden
Type of people
Couple