Reduce energy usage by switching off lights when you go out and closing doors and windows when heating is on. The Energy saving trust provides information on what you can do at home.
Leave the car behind, if only for a day. Walk or cycle. Local walking routes and maps are provided.
Use local products, they give a flavour of the area and help support local communities. We are fortunate to have some fantastic producers of food, drink, and arts and crafts in our region. Ask about local markets or local and regional organic produce or see our News blogs on our website.
Try to avoid overly packaged goods and say no to that extra carrier bag. Recycling bins are provided, please use them!
Please use water wisely. Turn off the taps when brushing teeth and do not use more towels and robes than necessary.
Help us to look after the landscape and wildlife by not littering, guarding against fire and using footpaths and cycle-ways responsibly. Please let us know if you see any interesting flora and fauna.
There are hundreds of businesses trying to reduce their environmental impact through the Green Tourism Business Scheme. Businesses are awarded Bronze, Silver and Gold for their efforts to be more environmentally responsible. See www.green-business.co.uk for more information.