Gloucestershire

Clearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines

Description

Working mining museum still producing natural, iron-based pigments (ochre): yellow, red, purple and brown colours. Mined on a small scale by free miners. Suitable for artists or home decorators using natural finishes such as lime wash, distempters, washes etc. Beautiful colours. Also, nine large caverns with mining displays, cafe, shop, picnic area, open to the public daily.

Location

Royal Forest of Dean, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16 8JR
United Kingdom

Sunshine Health Shop & Bakery

Description

Sunshine Health has been trading in Stroud for over 80 years. The store offers a wide range of organic produce, health and wholefoods, toiletries, homoeopathic medicines, and supplements, with mail order and online purchasing options both available.

Location

25 Church Street,
Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 1JL
United Kingdom

Balmology

Description

Organic balms created from gentle plant oils blended to effectively cleanse, nourish and comfort...

Our luxurious balm formula allows for simplicity of ingredients – more of what your skin needs and none of what it doesn’t. We take pride that our formulas are completely free from preservatives and synthetic ingredients – no emulsifiers, fragrances or fillers. Read more »

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1242 672 212
Mobile: +44 (0) 7772 136 770
Email: info@balmology.co.uk
Web: www.balmology.co.uk

Key Words

organic skincare,balm,oils,oil cleansing,preservative free,natural skincare,eco beauty,green beauty,artisan

Jekka’s Herb Farm

Description

Owned by Chelsea Flower Show gold-medalist, Jekka McVicar, Jekka’s Herb Farm is a leading herb mail order specialist with the largest collection of culinary herbs in the UK. The farm holds Open Days as well as exhibiting at the main RHS Flower shows. Also runs events and courses on herb cultivation and herb garden design. Read more »

Location

Rose Cottage, Shellard’s Lane,
Alveston BS35 3SY
United Kingdom

Hawthorn Press

Description

Publishes books offering solutions for a more creative, just and peaceful world. Strives to support those working for personal and social change with inspiring, informative and practical books on early years, education, parenting and family health, personal development, art and science.

Location

Hawthorn House,
1 Lansdown Lane,
Stroud GL5 1BJ
United Kingdom

Ethical Screening

Description

Provides research and analysis services to enable ethically screened investment portfolios and identify socially responsible investments. Services are provided to individual investors, charities and investment managers. A full range of ethical criteria are covered, such as human rights, environmental protection, genetic modification and animal welfare.

Location

Montpellier House,
47 Rodney Road,
Cheltenham GL50 1HX
United Kingdom

Natural Grocery Store

Description

Offers everything you would expect from a grocery store but only stocks products free from artificial colours, flavours and preservatives. Prefers local suppliers and products.

Location

150-156 Bath Road,
Cheltenham GL53 7NG
United Kingdom

One Off Places

Description

One Off Places is home to over 1000 unique, quirky and characterful accommodation options around the world. Ranging from cabins to castles, tipis to treehouses, windmills and caravans, the properties can sleep from 2 - 50 people and suit all budgets.

At our very essence is a sense of 'different' - whether that is a luxury yurt in a gloriously rural setting, a gypsy wagon on a mountainside, an elegant manor house or a beachfront villa, everything you find on our site will be a One Off Place - and that's what we're all about!

Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI)

Description

The Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI)is the largest specialist rural research centre in the UK, having expertise in all aspects of research in policy and planning for the countryside and the environment of the UK, Europe and further afield. The CCRI is a unique partnership between the University of Gloucestershire, the Royal Agricultural University and Hartpury College.

Location

Oxstalls Campus, University of Gloucestershire,
Oxstalls Lane, Longlevens,
Gloucester GL2 9HW
United Kingdom
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