A Green B&B

The Bench Mark is run on reasonably green and eco-friendly lines and its aims are as follows:Untitled-1

  1. To provide comfortable, peaceful accommodation in an eco-friendly environment
  2. To respect the balance of nature by using only eco-friendly toiletries, cleaning and household products.
  3. To be aware of power consumption and use a green tariff.
  4. To lessen the reliance on petrochemicals by reducing the amount of plastic used and by using 100% cotton bed linen.
  5. To lessen the impact on landfill by recycling as much as possible and by using recycled products.
  6. To support the local community by keeping food local.
  7. To support the wider community by buying fairtrade products.
  8. To encourage guests to explore this wonderful area and particularly the excellent locally-produced food and drink.
  9. To make sure guests are aware of local public transport.

The Bench Mark garden – an eco-haven:

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To find out about the garden at The Bench Mark, click here

The Bench Mark was a accredited Green Tourism business for a number of years but is now ‘going it alone’.