We’re delighted to be joining in on this day of celebration for all we have to be thankful for on this planet with Earth Day. As it is Earth Day, we have decided to share with you some top tips to be kind to the Earth whilst you are on holiday, some of these ideas are very easy to implement and with little to no thought you’ll make your holidays greener!
It’s that time of year again folks, the time to make significant changes to aspects of your life you’re not completely happy with for a healthier and happier self. That’s if you stick to them at least. One popular New Year’s resolution for 2017 is to be more eco-friendly in the upcoming year. A great way to kick start this goal is by swapping the yearly Benidorm trip for a stay in our beautiful eco cabins. Here are our top 8 green resolutions for you and your family to try out in 2017:
If you’re looking for a quirky and spontaneous way to spend your New Year’s Eve this year, why not welcome 2017 with a glamping trip of a life time in any of our fantastic accommodations in a range of sought after locations? Here are a few events that you could check out whilst staying in any of our authentic treehouses, yurts, luxury tents, eco cabins, wagons or narrow boats.
Over 1.3 billion tonnes of food grown globally is wasted each year. In total, that’s about a third of all food produced for human consumption. This wasted food takes its toll on the environment due to the sheer amount of fresh water, land and labour it takes to produce and is responsible for over 3 gigatonnes of carbon emissions each year. If the waste was a country itself, it would be the third highest contributor to greenhouse gases in the world. Britain is one of the worst culprits in Europe, with over 15 million tonnes per year feeding no one.
Our eco pods Adam and Eve provide a fantastic home for your holidays. Located in Glastonbury, Adam looks out onto the Glastonbury Tor, a famous National Trust hill area. Filled with history, the hill is topped with the remains of a church and provides fantastic views over Glastonbury, the Isle of Avalon and Somerset. This creates a wonderful setting for your glamping holiday right on the doorstep alone, and the surrounding area offering even more spectacular views and attractions, you have no need to look any further for your holidaying needs.
For over a decade, Michael and Denise Pfalzer worked towards a dream of living a completely sustainable life in an Earthship.
For those of you who are unaware, an Earthship is an energy-efficient home which is constructed from recycled materials like tin cans, rubber tyres and wine bottles, whilst also using solar power for electricity and rainwater plumbing. Continue reading
Glamping, which is short for ‘Glamourous camping’ dates back further than that you might think, although the term has only been around for a few years, the ideas date back as far as the 1100s. Glamping is a way to experience the fun of camping, the beauty of nature and the luxury of home comforts without the hassle of having to put up a tent and live like a caveman. With the popularity glamping on the rise in the UK, we bring you a brief history of the origins of the glamping holiday: