Green Tourism- Silver Award.
Here at Alkington Grange Barns as aim to be as Green as possible and help us build on our Silver Award. Our guests can help ...
Staying in the UK - saves Tonnes of Carbon over flying aboard
Conserve Energy- Reduce energy by switching off lights and closing windows if the heating is on. All our lighting is Low energy LED. We have a PV & Air source heating to reduce the carbon impact of your stay.
Give the car a rest- leave the car behind and walk, cycle or travel together in one car. The nearest Train Station is Whitchurch with good links to Crewe. We have a bike store on site
Shop Local- Use local produce, they give you the flavour of the area and help support local communities. Whitchurch has a market on the first Saturday of the month. Visit Belton Cheese and visit our local deli's for a taste of Shropshire.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle-Try to avoid goods that have excessive packaging and say No to that extra carrier bag. Our shared Bins have Recycle Rate if 70% and 100% Diverted from Landfill
Be water wise- Please use water wisely, turn off the tap when brushing your teeth and if you don't need to use all of the towels provided then please leave them in your rooms untouched.
Respect Nature- Help us look after our farm's landscape and the wildlife within it by not littering, guarding against fire, using the footpaths and following the Country Code.
Awards for Green Tourism -
All the work we have done over the years we have been awarded the 'Silver Award 'through the Green Tourism Business Scheme.
We have also been awarded the 'Green Scheme' via English County Cottages / Wyndham Group.