Editor’s choice: 2016 Green Hotels

discerning hotel guests may wish to have a luxury break which they know is not damaging the environment. the good hotel guide’s top green hotels have all taken big steps to encourage an eco-friendly experience. the hotels all offer fantastic accommodation, high-quality dining choices and luxury service, but at the heart of this they have a special emphasis on ensuring their local environment is protected for the future. among the green initiatives pendragon country house, cornwall, offers are solar energy, recharging points for two electric cars and a free washable nappy service for young visitors – even the hotel’s website is hosted on a carbon neutral server! the beautiful green park hotel in pitlochry offers complimentary transport to and from local stations to encourage guests to use public transport, purchases products that are environmentally friendly – local, organic, fair trade, recycled and/or recyclable – and reuses waste for compost to feed the hotel’s gardens. the old vicarage in powys has hens and a kitchen garden to reduce food miles, electric car recharging and solar thermal energy installed. the friendly hotel also offers special deals for guests arriving by bike.

Editor’s choice: 2016 Green Hotels

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The Green Park

The Green Park - Free theatre ticket and transport

Pitlochry

It’s the attention to detail that wins praise from Guide readers at the McMenemie family’s ‘surprising, impressive’ traditional hotel on the banks of Loch Faskally.
From £80.00 per night
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
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Pendragon Country House

Pendragon Country House - Two and Three Nights

Camelford

‘Enthusiastic’, ‘wonderfully hospitable’ hosts Nigel and Sharon Reed welcome guests with a drink and a snack at their small guest house standing in ‘beautiful’ countryside.
From £60 per night
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • guest_house
  • parking
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Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

With ‘no rules – just plenty of warm, friendly staff, and wonderful food and service’, Wendy and Simon Bennett’s Victorian fantasy castle continues to win rave reviews.
From £160 per night
  • tennis
  • view
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Y Goeden Eirin

Y Goeden Eirin

Dolydd

A Bechstein grand piano presides over the beamed breakfast room in this granite former cowshed, today a modest, characterful B&B run by Eluned Rowlands.
From £90 per night
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • b&b
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
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The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage

Dolfor

There is ‘an atmosphere of heart-warming hospitality’ at Helen and Tim Withers’s small guest house, enveloped in the vast Montgomeryshire countryside.
From £60 per night
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • guest_house
  • exceptional_value
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Timberstone

Timberstone

Clee Stanton

‘It was a total joy to return,’ write readers this year on their fourth visit to Tracey Baylis and Alex Read’s B&B in a rural hamlet.
From £98 per night
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • b&b
  • wifi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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The Scarlet

The Scarlet

Mawgan Porth

An eco-friendly, low-tech ethos meets indulgent, high-spec style at this adults-only hotel in ‘a superb situation overlooking a classic Cornish bay’.
From £210.00 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • weddings
  • walking
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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St Cuthbert’s House

St Cuthbert’s House

Seahouses

‘What a find!’ enthuses a regular Guide reader, of this ‘brilliant’ B&B in a ‘lovingly restored’ Presbyterian church on the ‘beautiful’ Northumberland coast.
From £110 per night
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking

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