Whiteway Colony is a Tolstoyan Community which was set up in 1899 by middle class socialists. In 1998 The Colony celebrated its centenary as a unique pioneering enterprise. Today it occupies the same forty one acres of communally held land with which it began, where colonists live in their own homes as individual families. Unfortunately today, with no spare land available, a person has to buy an existing property to become part of the community. There are over sixty homes, and over a hundred and fifty colonists of all ages. A strong community spirit remains which permeates Colony events and community maintenance work. Decisions and community activities are organised within the monthly meeting, wherein the original traditions with which Whiteway was originally set up are vehemently upheld. There are no visitor facilities, workshops or community accommodation, although people who are interested in us are welcome to contact us. A letter addressed to the Colony Secretary, Whiteway Colony is highly advised should you wish to visit.