The Roundhouse at Felin Uchaf, Wales


This is one of the buildings at Felin Uchaf on the Llyn Peninsula, Wales. You are only seeing the roof of an underground roundhouse which is impressively illuminated with a strong shaft of light when the sun shines in its small round window. Felin Uchaf is an educational centre exploring ways of living and working in harmony with the environment.


They are establishing a wild pharmacy and community herb garden to revive the use of indigenous herbs. The project began when in 2004 when friends purchased some neglected land and began to transform the landscape planting thousands of trees, reinstating the hedgerows and wetland habitats and building natural homes out of local stone, earth, thatch and timber. You can find out more in this interview (video left) with Dafydd.