Off-grid living

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Let’s go wild: 10 nature-based festivals in the UK
From a rewilding gathering in Devon to eagle conservation in Scotland, these events celebrate a greener way of life

Jane Dunford

10, Jun, 2022 @3:26 PM

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Stays in splendid isolation: 10 of the UK’s best off-grid retreats
Turn off the laptop, ditch the phone and tune into nature at a remote bothy, lighthouse, cabin or narrowboat

Louise Roddon

29, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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10 of Britain’s best off-grid cabins, lodges and cottages
Turn off, zone out and settle into the peace of nature

Annabelle Thorpe

01, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Eve: the off-grid life of a nine-year-old climate activist
Filmmakers Lucy and Joya discuss their carbon-conscious approach to making their documentary about Eve and her community

Ekaterina Ochagavia and Lindsay Poulton

01, Jun, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The Devon cabins so cosy you might want to take one home
With wild Dartmoor and coastal walks nearby, these woodland dens offer an idyllic off-grid escape

Jane Dunford

16, Oct, 2020 @5:30 AM

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How we live together: the off-grid couple
This way of life makes you realise what you don’t really need

Kiran Sidhu

08, Feb, 2020 @9:30 AM

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UK could tap into Africa's $24bn market for off-grid solar power
Rapidly growing sector could prove lucrative as Britain seeks post-Brexit trade opportunities

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

21, Jan, 2020 @6:12 PM

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Going offline: the benefits of a break from the internet
Life gets simple, quickly, when you unplug the web. The best way to do it is to go off-grid, as our writer has discovered from Wales to the US

Kevin Rushby

27, Apr, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Off-grid family holidays: Tim Dowling’s rules for survival
‘So there’s really no wifi? Kids, I’m as gutted as you are …’

Tim Dowling

27, Apr, 2019 @9:00 AM

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15 of the best off-grid places to stay in the UK
The complexities of modern life will recede into the distance with a wifi-free stay at these remote cottages and huts

Rachel Dixon and Jane Dunford

27, Apr, 2019 @6:00 AM

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15 of the best off-grid places to stay in Europe
With no wifi to bother you, nature, starry skies and wilderness take centre stage at these huts, pods, cabins, treehouses and more

Rachel Dixon, Jane Dunford , Liz Boulter

27, Apr, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The star quality of New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island
The off-grid island 90km off the coast of Auckland is a Dark Sky Sanctuary ideal for star gazing – and the views by day are heavenly too

Chris Hall

20, May, 2018 @6:00 AM

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