Late availability cottages that are eco friendly.
Why not choose to stay in an eco friendly holiday cottage or eco-gite? You could opt to stay in an eco-home, a holiday property promising to have high standards of sustainable design. Thinking of staying on a farm? In the UK, look out for properties which are part of the Environmental Stewardship Scheme working to conserve, enhance and promote the countryside. Alternatively you might pick a holiday cottage where conscious effort has been made to adopt a green approach to the business and to operate as sustainably as possible.
Accreditation schemes such as the Green Tourism Business Scheme, the Green Key scheme or the Visit England Sustainable Tourism Award are a great way of finding out the green credentials of a holiday property. They indicate that the self catering business is committed to sustainable tourism and has achieved standards of good practice across a range of sustainability criteria. The self catering properties listed below may have been given an award under a validated green accreditation scheme or are buildings that have been certified under an environmental assessment method such as the Code for Sustainable Homes Assessment or the EcoHomes scheme in the UK. Alternatively they might use eco friendly heating or power sources or work to an environmentally friendly strategy. These properties have been listed as such by the owners and any green credentials will be shown on the main advert.