Green holiday accommodation and sustainable and environmentally conscious places to stay in England, Scotland and Wales.
Helpful Holidays have recently introduced their Green Cottages Scheme, encouraging their home owners to think sustainably. To date eleven holiday homes carry the’green tree’ symbol, with more planning to join the initiative in the near future.
Dowfold House is a Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award Member, and Award-Winning Bed & Breakfast in the heart of County Durham. A great base for walking, cycling, visiting Hamsterley Forest and appreciating the heritage of one of England’s oldest industrial areas – amidst truly stunning scenery.
At the gateway to the North York Moors, Keld Head Farm Cottages hold a Green Tourism Business Silver Award. Located in open countryside on the edge of the market town, they are a picturesque group of stone cottages with beamed ceilings & stone fireplaces. Furnished with emphasis on comfort, some with four-poster bedrooms. Large gardens with garden house, play and barbecue area. Some single storey & one-bedroom cottages.
10 minutes away from Barnard Castle, Brignall Mill is an 18th century watermill offering environmentally conscious and comfortable holiday accommodation in a stunning location bordering the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Orchard House, a Five Star, Gold Green Tourism Business Scheme awarded B&B is ideally situated for exploring all the delights of Cornwall. They are also members of CoaST – the Cornwall Sustainable Tourism Project – Cornwall Wildlife Trust, and the South West Coast Path Association.
Bradford Old Windmill offers Bed & Breakfast accommodation in a converted windmill close to Bath and Longleat. 10% reduction is given on double room rate for arriving and staying without a car (motorbikes and pushbikes OK). Their kitchen uses -wherever possible- fruit and vegetables from their allotments, greenhouse and garden, and the organic stall at Bradford on Avon’s Market.
Swansea Valley Holiday Cottages. Award winning green holiday cottages on a beautiful historic estate in South Wales.
Wide choice of quality cottages in North Cornwall including Eco Cottages from a letting agency with a Gold Award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme.
At Carbis Bay Holidays, we specialise in luxury four and five star self catering holidays in St Ives area of West Cornwall. Gold Green Tourism Business Scheme award holder.
New Ing Lodge is a Green Tourism Gold award winner & Nurture Lakeland Above and Beyond Outstanding Commitment to Responsible Tourism winner. Accommodation is in bed & breakfast, dormitory rooms as well as camping in the back field and a gypsy caravan.