Green Tourism Businesses Celebrated
At an event held at Ribby Hall Holiday Village ion Thursday 5 May 2011.
Mike Wilkinson, Chief Executive of Lancashire and Blackpool Tourist Board, said: "It is wonderful to see so many businesses being committed to sustainable tourism and becoming ambassadors for the environment.
"By doing what it takes to win the Green Tourism Business Scheme accreditation they have helped their own business by saving costs on energy and they are putting Lancashire on the map as a destination for green tourism."
Latest winners of Green Tourism Business Award :
Balmoral Guest House, Morecambe (Lancaster), awarded Silver
Bartle Hall Hotel, Preston (Preston), awarded Bronze
Bowland Visitor Centre, Beacon Fell (Preston), awarded Gold
The Bull (pub), Broughton (bronze) (North Yorkshire), awarded Bronze
Canal Boat Escapes, Barnoldswick (Pendle), awarded Silver
Clog and Billycock (pub), Pleasington (Blackburn), awarded Silver
The Garden Cottage (self catering), Inglewhite (Preston), awarded Gold
Height Top Farm (self catering), Higham (Pendle), awarded Gold
Highwayman Inn, Burrow (Lancaster), awarded Bronze
Lower Gill Holidays (self catering), Tosside (Ribble Valley), awarded Gold
Ribby Hall Village (Conference Centre, Self Catering and Visitor Attraction (Fylde), awarded Gold, Gold, Silver
Slaidburn Village Hall, Slaidburn (Ribble Valley), awarded Gold
Stork Inn, Conder Green (Lancaster), awarded Bronze
Waddow Lodge Garden, Waddington (Ribble Valley), awarded Silver
Several other businesses received re-accreditation of their award, demonstrating their ongoing commitment to being green and include: Broadwater Guest House, Morecambe (Lancaster); Grisedale Farm B&B, Leighton (Lancaster); RSPB Leighton Moss, Leighton (Lancaster); The Old Post House Hotel, Clitheroe (Ribble Valley); and Wyre Estuary Country Park, Stannah (Wyre).
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