The Natural Building, Homestead and Natural Living World


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What we do ...

We write and host groups about living naturally by:

building your home using natural materials like wood, stone, clay and straw.

living with the land by growing your own food, managing woodland and living off-grid.

living a healthy lifestyle with artisan crafts and healthy food.


This website is published in the UK from Appleby-in-Westmorland.


The latest natural building, off-grid homestead (permahome) and natural living articles ...

The most recent natural building articles.


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Natural Building and Design Books we highly recommend...


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The workshop lists are an easy way for people to find natural building and homestead and natural living workshops. Select a month which will take you to our Facebook groups. Then use your browser's find function to search for a subject.


Natural Homes has around 2 million social media followers, 75,000 members and 20,000 daily web visitors. We provide marketing support for natural builders and artisans. You can access these professional services by becoming a Natural Homes Expert.


Natural Homes supports people who live their lives naturally, striving to reduce their impact on the environment. The natural home services include natural building, natural living and homestead groups, ecoVillage listings, holiday rentals and more.