Our commitments

  • We fully comply with environmental legislation and approved codes of practice and we’re continually working to minimise our impact on the environment.
  • We continuously seek to improve our environmental performance and to reduce our pollution, emissions and waste.
  • We are actively increasing awareness and educate employees on environmental issues and sustainable working practices.
  • We have a Green Team in place to ensure a targeted focus on environmental issues and encourage the generation of ideas and implementation of appropriate measures.
  • We work to ensure the efficient use of energy, water and other resources by encouraging our staff and our guests to adopt an eco-friendly attitude.
  • We develop responsible purchasing methods, sourcing locally-produced goods and using suppliers that maintain sustainable ethical practices.
  • We align ourselves with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

Our initiatives to help the environment

  • We collect empty biscuit wrappers from our rooms and then exchange these into charitable donations
  • All of our team have been gifted with reusable cups to help reduce the amount of single use plastic cups
  • We encourage our guests to reuse their towels where possible

Our energy usage

  • We conduct regular boiler efficiency audits.
  • We use water temperature controls throughout the hotel.
  • In periods of low occupancy, appropriate areas of the hotel are isolated so heating can be turned off and lighting reduced to emergency levels.
  • Energy-saving appliances in our kitchens include Mieklo dishwashing machines and Fosters Eco-Fridges.

Our water usage

  • We have installed water-saving devices in toilets and reduced-capacity cisterns.
  • Restrictors are in place on our taps and showers.
  • Drinking water filtration units are in use in staff areas.
  • We soften our water to prevent limescale build-up.
  • Sensaflush urinals are in use in public toilets.

Our waste

  • We work to annual waste reduction and recycling targets.
  • We have segregated waste streams to ensure glass, cardboard and paper are recycled.
  • We are collecting empty biscuit wrappers, they are exchanged for charity donations.
  • Our on-site glass crusher helps to reduce glass waste and collection costs.
  • Our kitchens use the Frylow system to extend the lifespan of cooking oil, resulting in less oil waste and reduction in energy consumption.
  • No single use plastic are used in our restaurant & bars.

Transport and responsible purchasing

  • We purchase foods through an organisation that sources suppliers locally.
  • We use sustainable fish wherever possible.
  • We operate a staff cycle scheme through the government’s tax-free bikes for work initiative.

How we aim to reduce pollution

  • We are changing our chemicals to biodegradable and environmentally friendly chemicals.
  • We properly dispose of chemicals, grease and cooking oils, ensuring drainage systems are not contaminated.
  • We strive to reduce our carbon emissions.
  • All boiler flue gas emissions pass through our flue dilution system.