What is Brithdir Mawr?


As stewards of this 80 acre farm, we aim to live our lives working with, rather than against nature: we keep goats, ducks, chickens and bees, we produce fruit and veg in poly-tunnels and gardens working to organic principles. We coppice wood for fuel, bake bread, preserve produce, and use our own materials such as wood and willow for craftwork. We take care of the land, recycle and conserve resources. We use compost loos and are off the grid for electricity and water.

Being a community is a large part of what we do.

In the course of our communal and personal lives we choose to consider our decisions with these 3 principles in mind:

To work towards a lifestyle that leaves the local and global environment healthier for future generations.

We want the benefits of collective living to outweigh the difficulties; so that working together is easier and more enjoyable than working separately; and so that we will can flourish and feel at home.

To share and exchange skills and experience to help others and ourselves move towards a more sustainable lifestyle.




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Brithdir in the Media!

A BBC documentary was made in 2020 about securing the future Brithdir

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We were featured in a Guardian article about off-grid living in July 2023


Our long-term volunteers and good friends Sarat and Batch made a documentary about the wheat growing process: The Ballad of Brithdir Wheat

Some lovely words from our visitors…


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    We are an intentional community of 12 adults and 4 children on the north coast of Pembs, Wales

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    The Friends of Brithdir meeting is happening every Tuesday evening 7pm to 9pm. If you would like to support us but can't attend in person, please email us at brithdirmawrhc@gmail.com for details. ... See MoreSee Less
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    Don't forget our summer tours at 2.30 on the last Saturday of the month. Next one is Saturday June 29th, then July 27th, August 31st and Sept 28th. For details and to book a place, please email Ann at brithdirmawrhc@gmail.com ... See MoreSee Less
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    Save the date: Saturday 14th September!!!!It’s Brithdir’s 30th Birthday Party this year, we are going to have a bit of a do.Pen it in your diaries and watch this space for more details !! ... See MoreSee Less
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