Peg Loom Workshop

peg loom workshop

Join us for our Peg Loom Workshop in September 2018. You will use a peg loom and wool from Hockerton’s Herdies to weave a rug under instruction from Agnes Kiemel, the shepherdess for Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Contact us to register your interest.

Nurtured by Nature: life skills course

wellbeing and lifeskills

Places are now available on our new 6 week Wellbeing and Life Skills course starting in Autumn 2018. Funded by the National Lottery, it will help attendees develop their wellbeing and life skills through the application of permaculture principles in a community setting.



Hockerton Housing Project offers a wide range of advisory, project management and support services to individuals, communities, businesses and academia. Can we help you with your green energy or building project? We specialise in Autonomous Houses, and self-sufficiency in energy and water.

Environmental and energy education


HHP has 20 years of environmental and energy education experience, hosting tours and events for schools, universities and community groups from around the world. It also delivers offsite talks and lectures for a wide range of academic, industry and community groups.

Latest Blog: Planning permitted for 9 rural eco homes

Planning permission has been granted for 9 houses designed by Hockerton Housing Project. The earth-sheltered homes will be built on a greenfield site on the edge of a rural village. It is (rightly) not easy to get permission to build on such sites, and the owner had to take the case through to Appeal after […]

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Eco House for Sale

A solar passive house is for sale at Hockerton Housing Project. It is one of the five private homes on this sustainable co-housing development. It comes with shared access and use of renewable energy systems, rainwater harvesting and 6 acres of land, with a further 8.5 acres on an agricultural lease.

HHP house for sale

The development is in the Nottinghamshire village of Hockerton, 1.5 miles from the market town of Southwell and 7 miles from Newark, with its 75 minute train link to London. The village has a pub and an active community spirit. It is in the catchment area for Lowes Wong Infant and Junior School and the Minster School. Southwell is a bustling historic town with a useful range of shops, two weekly markets, and regular festivals throughout the year.


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