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Archive of: Sustainability

Green Tourism Week

Posted on - 27 October 2013 / 6

To celebrate Green Tourism Week (4th-10th November), Independent Hostels UK (IHUK) have teamed up with the Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) to highlight businesses with the Green Tourism award on the Independent Hostel Guide website and in the 2014 guide and to encourage businesses with an Eco outlook to consider applying for GTBS grading.


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UPDATE ON BUILD PROGRESS MAR 17

Posted on - 17 March 2013 / 5

This is the week that the boiler finally arrived. What an exciting day with all hands on deck. Our initial worries about getting it installed were put to rest.

The new boiler is a Guntamatic Wood Pellet biomass fueled boiler using sustainable wood produce from Cumbria. We’re now looking forwards to firing it up for the first time and the heating coming on stream in time for reopening the Bunkhouse.


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We're on the map

Posted on - 11 September 2012 / 9

Thorney How has just been added to the The OpenChargeMap. An international creative commons project providing a global, open and public database of electric vehicle charging locations.


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Thorney How guest accommodation and bunkhouse is privately owned and managed by Taylor and Carolyn Nuttall since 2011.