Green Tourism

Green Tourism is the national sustainable tourism certification scheme for the UK, and is the only scheme validated by VisitEngland, VisitWales and the Northern Ireland Tourism Board through the International Centre for Responsible Tourism and is endorsed by VisitScotland and Failte Ireland.

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The Lake District Is One Of The Best Places To Walk Your Dog In The UK
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To celebrate Discover National Parks Fortnight this week (6-21 April), premium dog gear brand Ruffwear® has got tails wagging with its list of the best places to take your pooch on a long walk this spring. 

With miles and miles of stunning coastlines, mountain trails and scenery to rival anywhere in the world, the UK is the perfect place to go walking with your four-legged friend. Here’s the five top places to visit according to Ruffwear®.

Northumberland

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Cyclists are saving the planet
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The world is producing an estimated 2.12 billion tonnes of waste each year, with future estimated expected to hit 4 billion by 2100. Legislation and government action can only get us so far, and so, there are pockets of people all around the world who are looking to take matters into their own, creative hands. 

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Fairmont St Andrews has welcomed over 20,000 dark native Scottish honey bees to the five-star resort as part of their ongoing commitment to green tourism.

Over the past year, John Keating, general manager at Fairmont St Andrews and Johnny Mitchell, head gardener at the resort, have been training to be beekeepers with The Fife Beekeepers Association. The day finally arrived this month when two bee nucleus’ arrived onto the resort.

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Sally Thompson is the England Tour Development Specialist at self-guided walking holiday provider Macs Adventure. She spends her days scouring the length and breadth of the country to find the best routes and trails. Here are four of her top picks for an unforgettable walking holiday. 

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Since Rothgen Capital UK announced the launch of the latest funding round for The Tyram Lakes Hotel, Spa and Resort in Hatfield, near Doncaster in Yorkshire UK, Doncaster as an area has been attracting a significant amount of new attention, both domestic and internationally.

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