- Yashpal Kalsi
- 1st June 2022
Green holidays have become popular. We are always searching for the best holiday destinations, but they always come with a price, the environment. What if I told you sustainable holiday places are abundant. From eco-conscious cottages and hotels with solar panels to eco-radiators keeping you warm. While you enjoy the woodland, green spaces and eco-friendly habitats, your holiday can be eco-friendly too.
Here are some Eco-friendly holiday destinations.
Start your holiday off with, Eco stays and stunning views all around. Aberdeenshire is filled with an abundance of things to do, sights to see and experiences to have gained. Eco-friendly comes naturally to Aberdeenshire, as the air is clear and clean, and you can witness the Northern Lights, whilst in the comfort of your holiday lodge.
You can also explore ruined caves and castles. Alongside historic sites including, Bullers of Buchan, Aberdour Cave and Slains Castle. You can also expect to see plenty of different species such as butterflies, birds, moths and much more. Walk along the Loch which is a short distance away from the lodges. Did you know that the Loch of Strathberg is Britain’s largest dune loch?
Relax in a luxury Highland Bothy with high eco-credentials, and private decking to view the beautiful Strathmore Valley Perthshire, whilst you warm up by a chemical-free Swedish woodfired hot tub.
Bothies locally source Dunkeld Larchwood. Moreover, they have high insulation, air source heating, borehole sourced mineral water and Eco composite decking manufactured from plastic. Eco-luxury is not impossible and it has been done perfectly at this bothie. Tranquillity is all around with clear and bright stars at night, clear air and nature walking. For walkers, there is a walking trail called the Cateran walking trail, which leads through the Glens of Perthshire and Angus nearby. Whether you’re a serious walker or not there is plenty to explore.
Leave nothing but footprints when you immerse yourself in the ancient woodlands. Feel connected and energised surrounded by nature. This clifftop cottage sits high on the headlands with views over Port Quin Bay. You could walk along the coastal paths, mesmerise over the clifftop views and watch the sunset or sunrise as you peacefully relax. Walk down the hill to Port Quin where you could go rock pooling, fishing or kayaking.
Go camping! You can book a camping site or go wild camping. All of which are eco-friendly. You are in the heart of nature as you camp and explore. Like always make sure you leave the site how you found it.
Visit Green/Nature Locations
Hadrian’s Wall stretches 73 miles from coast to coast. You can explore the rich history and scenic views of greenery. Hadrian’s Wall was built as a guard to the wild north-west frontier of the Roman Empire. You can discover the remains of the towers, forts turrets and towns that once kept watch over the wall.
View Hadrian’s Wall over 20 fascinating sites such as. Housesteads Roman Fort, Chesters Roman Fort, Corbridge Roman Town and Birdoswald Roman Fort.
The Lake District, Cumbria is all about being green to the environment and kind to the earth. Experience the heart of the Lake district by green transport, including a local network of trains and buses. Don’t want to take transportation? Go by foot, on two wheels, or by an electric car. The breathtaking landscape is dotted with carbon-neutral accommodations including eco-lodges and cottages that use water from private wells., ground-source heat pumps for underfloor heating and wind-generated electricity.
Allowing your holiday experience to be as eco-friendly as possible.
It is simple and easy to find eco-friendly holiday destinations. Websites and companies are moving more and more towards an eco-friendly way of living. TripAdvisor has allowed you to holiday in eco style by launching the GreenLeaders Programme. If you look for the leaf, which is displayed on a booking deal. This leaf tells you that it is a green place to stay you can also see their green practices. There are thousands of green hotels which have been listed on TripAdvisor. The GreenLeaders Programme reveals a variety of eco-friendly hotels, which are all committed to green practices such as recycling, electric cars and charging stations, to local and organic food.
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