HoBB pathways for People, Rabbits, Moles, Earthworms and Roots

IMAGENAMEHEREVisit the HoBB and experience your path in the making.

The HoBB is a place to feel inspired, to explore  your own answers whilst experiencing  Nature’s answers.

At the HoBB, there’s now a twelth way to look at life, and that’s through the paths and tunnels created by wildlife.  Thanks to a four years old visitor, who became so fascinated with the rabbit holes and mole hills at our field centre that he plotted them all with some help, we have this interesting map of the HoBB Underground.

Underneath the existing ‘Paths of Wellbeing’, regularly trodden by visitors, there’s a network of connectedness often forgotten until digging a trench or making a hole for a new fence post.

Once the survey of this out-of-sight network was done, we put all our design skills into creating another fine map.  This map is used to make visitors aware of all the below-site activity often taken for granted. A copy of this map was sent to our young visitor as a Christmas card.

Whilst the wildlife’s having fun underground , our grass top storytelling walks, nature walks and walks-of-life for individuals, continue to contribute to the wellbeing of our above ground visitors who have come from Canada, America, Australia, China, Indonesia and throughout Europe.

David James Lees @Peak_House leading a group Qigong meditation at the HoBB




Come to the HoBB for a walk of a lifetime and a talk through your lifeline, but please tread lightly wherever you see a notice sticking out of a hole in the ground saying ‘DO NOT DISTURB – Nature at work.’

“All journeys are in the detail”

If you are thinking of visiting the HoBB, here are some of the personal experience stories we hope you find useful:

Monika E. at the HoBB
Lucy Mackay-Sim
Florence Tapiau / Environment Journalist / Wwoofing at The HoBB
Rob Lockwood at the HoBB Project House
Russ Sherry at the HoBB
Kiersten Broderick at the HoBB
From America

And in French … Jeanne C. at the HoBB
Les vers de terre nomade (The Nomadic Worms)s

In Latvian

totallylocally.org arrives


There once was a local market
Where freshness, by default,
Was normal as they’d not discovered
Sugar, ice and salt.

They then found ways to slow decay
And freeze it to a halt.
Now jars and cans and freezer packs
We customers exalt.

But all tides turn
And in the wake
Of such economy
A fresh approach is gaining ground
That’s Totally Locally.

Following a meeting of Knighton retailers, just about to embark on their first Totally Locally event, we designed a word map, the artwork for a newspaper advert and a green and gold ticket promotion.

As part of the wider local promotion process we prepared a badge design featuring a King Offa cartoon which will go into the town’s next print run of ‘Welcome Leaflets’ and may be adapted for a soft toy mascot.

Our next project for Knighton is to produce a clear map, carefully scaled, to show the way the town evolved around its ancient castle walls.  Much of the research has been done by a local historian and our aim is to bring the town’s complex and fascinating history to life in an entertaining way.