Be a Responsible Visitor
  Conserve
Energy
Reduce energy by switching off lights and
closing windows if heating is on. 
Turn your TV off at the wall
so it is not left on stand-by mode. 
The Energy Saving Trust provides information
on what you can do at home.
   Give the
Car a Rest
 Leave the car behind, if only for a day.
Take it easy ….take a walk, 
read a book and relax!
Walk, cycle or use public transport.
You can always rest your car by taking the train from Axminster
Or arrive by train from Waterloo and catch the bus to us!
Taxi share to River Cottage HQ – details on booking
   Shop
Local
 Use local products, they give you a flavour of the area and help support local communities. 
We are fortunate to have some
fantastic producers of food, drink
and arts and crafts in our region. 
Visit local markets – information on arrival
   Reduce,
Reuse,
Recycle
 Try to avoid overly packaged goods and
say no to that extra carrier bag. 
Recycle any waste you have. 
We use recycling bins at the property
   Be
Water
Wise
 Turn off the tap when brushing your teeth.
Please let us know
if you have any dripping taps.
Use the short flush if there is a choice.
   Respect
Nature
 Help us to look after the landscape
and wildlife by not littering,
guarding against fire and
using footpaths and cycle-ways responsibly. 
The Jurassic Coast is a fantastic areas for walking. 
Visit and support the donkey sanctuary & Wild Life
Park near us.
   Support
Green
Tourism
Businesses
 There are hundreds of businesses trying to reduce their environmental impact through the Green Tourism Business Scheme.  Businesses are awarded Bronze, Silver or Gold for their efforts to be more environmentally responsible. 
See www.green-business.co.uk for more information.
  Enjoy the environment Most of all, we hope you enjoy your stay in
our beautiful area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
on the Devon Dorset border
Have a great holiday.  We hope you can come back again soon!