Learn how we reduce our environmental impact
Independently Audited and Monitored
Don't just take our word for it! We were delighted to receive a Silver Award from The Green Tourism Business Scheme, the largest and most established sustainable grading program in the world. Green Tourism offers credible, trustworthy, independent guidance to tourism businesses wishing to operate sustainably. Here are just a few highlights.
Special Waste Reducing Measures.
Including rain water harvesting, low energy lighting, insulated buildings, A*rated refrigeration units, push button taps, air hand dryers, reclaiming tar chippings, hay and straw purchased from adjoining farm, muck spread on local fields.
We've seen our total send to landfill HALF since we've started recycling our waste. Average annual recycling totals from our bins:
- Cans 4.2t.
- Plastic bottles 4.8t.
- Paper 3t.
- Glass 3.4t
Ecological Water Treatment
Waste water is filtered through our natural reed bed system.
Sustainable Woodland Management.
Including planting over 1500 trees a year, short rotation coppicing for animal feed and using estate timber in buildings, for fencing and in conservation.
Bugland and Conservation area.
Phosphate-free Soaps and Detergents.
Used throughout the park and in retail outlets. Delphis eco
MCS certified fish for our Sea Lion feeds.
In Our Restaurant.
MCS line caught tuna. MCS Scottish haddock. Scottish Beef\Burgers\Steaks. Strathmore spring water. Barr soft drinks. Local 'Grahams milk'. Mackies Ice cream. All Scottish macaroni cheese. McCains chips from UK potatoes.
- Palm Oil Free cooking oils.
- Sustainable Charcoal for BBQs
- Coach Drivers Rest Room - Park and Switch Off.