5 SUSTAINABLE STAYCATION SPOTS
We believe in living a sustainable lifestyle as best we possibly can. We only have one planet, so why not look after it? There are plenty of ways to be more sustainable in every aspect of your life. If there’s one thing 2020 has taught us it’s that we may not have to travel to far away lands to have a beautiful and relaxing break!
The United Kingdom is lucky that it has some incredible beauty spots wherever you live in the country. We want to show you there are ways to still go on holiday and have a break, just in a way that is both safe and sustainable.
1. Saorsa 1875 Vegan hotel in Pitlochry, Scotland
Our first pick is the Saorsa 1875 Vegan hotel in Pitlochry, Scotland. This little gem is located on the edge of the Highlands of Scotland, which is enough of a reason to visit in itself. The property is surrounded by two acres of green woodland and is dedicated to showing it’s visitors ethical luxury. Feeling curious? Have a look at their beautiful website: https://www.saorsahotel.com/about
2. The Scarlet Hotel in Cornwall
The next beautiful spot you should consider visiting is The Scarlet in Cornwall. This enchanting hotel is located on the Cornish seaside, and surrounded by the natural beauty that is the British coastline. One of the best things about this hotel is that it is catered to adults especially! The hotel aims to create rather than consume and they keep a very close watch over their carbon footprint, how incredible is that? https://www.scarlethotel.co.uk/sustainability/
3. Anyone for camping?
The next place truly takes you into the wilderness, bringing you back to nature and it is sustainability in its purest form: camping. We decided to show you the beauty of camping in Glencoe. Glencoe is located deep in the Scottish Highlands, and as some may recognise it is where Hogwarts in Harry Potter was meant to be located, if you look closely in the movies you can see Glencoe. In fact, the entire country is filled with plenty of incredibly beautiful camping spots. We have sourced the best lists of camp-grounds in Glencoe and throughout the rest of the United Kingdom for you to feast your eyes on: https://www.cntraveller.com/gallery/best-camping-uk
4.The Pig at Combe
The Pig at Combe is located in Exeter and is an oasis that would not look out of place in novels such as The Secret Garden. What makes this hotel so special is that it truly utilises the farm to table concept, every meal that is produced in this hotel comes from the grounds itself or within a twenty-five mile radius, therefore reducing their carbon footprint, what’s more is that the Pig is infact a chain hotel, so there are plenty of locations that you can choose fromt: https://www.thepighotel.com/about-us/
5. Zetter hotel in London
The final stop on our staycation guide is the quirky Zetter hotel in London. This hotel is amazing because each room is individually decorated and oozes vintage charm. The hotel is incredibly eco-conscious as they use natural light and ventilation, they use an energy loop system and they recycle everything. Can you get more sustainable than that in the heart of London? https://www.thezetter.com/sustainability