Last updated: November 16, 2010 (5 years ago)

Listing created on: April 1, 2008


(Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom)

  • Status: Forming
  • Started Planning: 2005
  • Start Living Together: 2008
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Website address:
  • Contact Name: Paul Wimbush
  • Address:
    Yr Swyddfa
    Tir y gafel
    Pembrokeshire, Wales, SA34 0YD
    United Kingdom
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    Check our website for details.

  • Membership Process

    as plots become available

Mission Statement:

low-impact smallholding

Community Description:

We are a low-impact settlement of nine smallholdings plus community buildings situated in South West Wales, United Kingdom.


  • Adult Members: 36
  • Child Members: 18
  • Non-member Residents: 9
  • Percent Women: 50%
  • Percent Men: 50%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Additional Comments: mix

Social Factors

  • Education Style(s): Up to each individual


  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes

Land and Buildings

  • Area: 76 acres
  • Land owned by: Community controlled land trust
  • Current Number of Residences: 9
  • Additional Comments: cooperative

    in part

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Required Labor Contribution: No


  • Additional Comments: lease purchase, £35,000

    lease rent, £1000 pa



  • Shared meals: Rarely
  • Current food produced: From 50-75%


  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)


  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.


  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used occasionally.


Community Network or Organization Affiliations

Global Ecovillage Network (GEN)

We happily link to the following organizations, all of whom share our strong commitment to promoting community and a more cooperative world:
Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network
Special thanks to the sponsors of our Art of Community Events.
Bryan Bowan Architects California Cohousing International Communes Desk ICSA NICA Wolf Creek Lodge