Scotland activity holiday

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2021: 15 May, 22 May, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 31 Jul, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct

Responsible tourism

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we screen every trip so you can travel knowing your holiday will help support conservation and local people.

All laundry and personal hygiene products that we use at guest accommodation have been carefully chosen to adhere to ecological and sustainable standards. Laundry is kept to a minimum and guests are encouraged to re-use towels throughout the week making use of the energy efficient hydro electric storage heaters and good old wind power and sunshine (line drying!).
We are committed to phasing out single use plastic and have invested in environmentally friendly alternatives such as beeswax covers and multiple use containers recycled from original use.

We are in an area of outstanding natural beauty and lead through example when selecting the walks, cycles and day visits our guests can enjoy. We have many guides and books about the local history and the special diversity of the flora and fauna in the area and we encourage our guests to take a look at these during their stay.

For guests who choose the fully catered option, we buy Scottish grown food wherever possible and organic and grass fed wherever possible. We use small local suppliers of dairy, fish and meat from independent traders and farmers markets when available.
All of our food is bought locally and wherever possible we buy from small, independent retailers like the local smoked and wet fish shop in town, the butcher and the general grocery store. We grow a small amount of our own organic produce in our garden and forage seasonally whenever possible.

This holiday is designed to encourage little car use and to maximise the opportunities to walk, cycle and take advantage of local buses.

The Impacts of this Trip

All accommodation used by us for our guests is serviced locally. Cleaning and personal hygiene products used in the accommodations are sourced for their environmentally sound credentials and are sold in local businesses in the nearby town and we use refill schemes wherever possible. We always choose to use small, independent suppliers over larger chains. When it comes to free time, we encourage our guests to visit the local towns and villages which are within easy reach on foot, bicycle and by local bus and advise on places to shop and eat that will most benefit the community and also give the best impression of the natural produce, crafts and industry.

We make sure that we provide information on the work of local charitable trusts who are working hard to preserve historic sites and monuments and wildlife initiatives such as the Heart of Argyll Wildlife Organisation.

Our guests will be ensured a warm welcome from our local community during their stay.


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