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The Slow Living Guide is a carefully curated directory of small sustainable businesses around the UK and slow living inspiration.

Find beautiful, sustainably crafted products from small independent makers, services to support your wellbeing in both life and work, lovely cosy places to visit and a lot of useful resources when you’re looking to slow down in this fast paced world.

Make yourself a cuppa, get comfortable and have a leisurely browse through the directory and our other slow living inspiration!


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Discover independent makers of beautiful and sustainable products. 

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Find services to support your creativity and wellbeing in work and life.

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Eat + drink


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Simple ways to find pockets of slow in your daily life

In this fast-paced world, it’s really important to stay connected to our heart’s desire and what matters most to us and make a conscious effort to invite joy, calm and simplicity in our lives. With this 21 page ebook I hope you’ll be able to find some simple ways to do just that.

Find out more about the ebook and other free resources by clicking the button below.


Meet Carla From Naked Clay Ceramics

Meet Carla From Naked Clay Ceramics

Carla is a ceramicist and creates her signature simple, minimalist style porcelain and stoneware pieces from her studio in Bedford. After a career in Environmental services, she went back to University to get her Art degree and started her business Naked Clay Ceramics.

A Spring Guide To Hygge

A Spring Guide To Hygge

People often associate hygge with cosy blankets, candles and crackling fires in Autumn and Winter, but hygge is really about celebrating the beauty of all of the seasons. Bex Massey shares some tips how to experience hygge in Spring…

Meet Ness from Runaround Retro

Meet Ness from Runaround Retro

Ness runs her brands Runaround Retro and Vanessa Rose Accessories from her rural farm in the Somerset countryside. Her vintage children’s and women’s accessories are inspired by the 1960’s, a period that depicts a great sense of family values and the simpler things in life to her.


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Your business listed on The Slow Living Guide?

The Slow Living Guide is a directory and meeting place for the slow living community. It brings together small independent businesses that inspire to embrace a slower pace of life and a sustainable lifestyle and puts them in front of those that are seeking ways to do just that.

Does that sound like a place your business would feel at home? Read more about listing your business on The Slow Living Guide.

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