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Green Tourism

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Things we already do......

1) Recycle in all our pods

2) Supply Bamboo (tree free) toilet roll

3) No Single Use Plastic - all toiletries are refills

4) Provide plastic free tea bags

5) Provide ground coffee from a local supplier

6) The whole site is powered by the Wind Turbine from the farm

7) Commit to minimum stays in our hot tubs pods  - we never have more than 2 sets of guests per week to ensure that each hot tub is not changed over more than twice

8) Provide an EV charger to encourage guests with EVs 

9) Use eco friendly cleaning products - better for the cleaners and the treatment plant

10) Encourage wildlife with our no mow banking and burn as well as continued planting of trees, hedges and shrubs.

11) Support local charities where we can, including St Abbs Independent Lifeboat and Berwickshire Marine Reserve.

12) Protect our dark skies and wildlife with reduced lighting around the glamping site.

We did it! We have achieved our Bronze Award. This means we can now start working towards our Silver Award.  Looking after our People, Planet and Places are high on the Braeview agenda and we are delighted to be on our journey with Green Tourism. 

You can check out the Green Tourism webpage here

What's new in 2024

1) Electricity Meter installed so we can monitor our usage accurately

2) Water Meter - planned installation so we can monitor our usage accurately

3) Investigate and try new cleaning products. We are currently trying Method cleaning products and Freddie laundry sheets.

4) Provide new bird boxes for our feathered friends around site and on the farm - even better, we can do this with a local charity of School as part of a community project

5) Continue to support The Berwickshire Marine Reserve by selling their brochures and having the QR code and donation tin in our Bothy.

6) Continue to collect the Teeny-Tiny Tiptree Jam Jars that we use for breakfasts for St Abbs Lifeboat as they use them for fundraising.

7) Recycle all our old towels with The Berwickshire Marine Reserve or the Coldingham Brave Bayers.

8)  Supply the Green Tourism Responsible Visitor Charter to guests in each pod.

What's On Locally

Last Thursday of every month - Coldingham Film Club. Coldingham Village Hall. Doors open 6:30pm

Eyemouth Herring Queen Festival. From 20th July 2024

St Abbs Lifeboat Gala Day - Saturday 3rd August 2024

Giacopazzis Gelato Eyemouth Twilight 5k. 23rd August 2024

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