Editor’s choice: 2016 Green Hotels
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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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Augill Castle

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Kirkby Stephen

With its towers and battlements, wood-panelled walls and ornate ceilings, this Victorian-folly castle set in acres of grounds still manages to be ‘very relaxed; we never felt we had to be on our best behaviour’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • dog_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
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The Green Park

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Pitlochry

Ironwork sculptures adorn the wide lawn that borders Loch Faskally at the McMenemie family’s extended Victorian country house, along with waterside seating areas.
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • disabled
  • exceptional_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • walking
  • wine
  • baby-friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • parking
  • golf
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Pendragon Country House

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Camelford

Legendary hosts Sharon and Nigel Reed provide ‘thoughtful touches, too many to mention’ at their former Victorian vicarage, themed in celebration of local hero King Arthur.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • guesthouse
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • guest_house
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • eco-friendly
  • golf
  • electric_charging_point
  • horse_riding
  • great_breakfast
  • good_value
  • weddings
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Y Goeden Eirin

Y Goeden Eirin

Caernarfon

Sandwiched between Snowdonia and the Menai estuary, this B&B in a converted granite cowshed celebrates both its Welsh heritage and its eco credentials.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • value
  • parking
  • eco-friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • wildlife_watching
  • electric_charging_point
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The Scarlet

The Scarlet

Mawgan Porth

While children let rip at sister hotel Bedruthan (previous entry), all is serene at the adults-only Scarlet, ‘perfectly located overlooking the beach and ocean’, with Ayurvedic-inspired spa and outdoor hot tubs.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • eco-friendly
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • adults-only
  • foodie
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St Cuthbert’s House

St Cuthbert’s House

Seahouses

The term ‘B&B’ doesn’t do justice to this imaginatively converted chapel with its spoiling bedrooms, breakfast feasts, and warm welcome from Jeff and Jill Sutheran.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • wildlife_watching
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage

Newtown

Ideally situated for exploring Powis Castle or foodie Ludlow, this red brick Victorian vicarage stands back from the winding A484 in the Welsh Marches, looking over rolling pastures to the Shropshire hills.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • eco-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • vegan-friendly
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
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Timberstone

Timberstone

Clee Stanton

Five miles from the foodie town of Ludlow, two 300-year-old cottages have been brought together as a B&B known for producing its own delicious meals.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • view
  • cycling
  • good_value
  • bird_watching
  • baby-friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
  • foodie
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Last updated: December 12, 2016