We are consciously supporting greener initiatives to benefit the planet. We pride ourselves in our choice to work with local companies to minimise our carbon footprint. Whilst it may be more expensive to order our supplies from them, we think it completely worthwhile, when you consider the bigger picture. We believe that this is something that our guests value, appreciate and support, as we work towards a brighter future of sustainable tourism and also benefit our local community and suppliers within the New Forest.
Bed linen: New Forest Laundry
We work with New Forest Laundry Linen Company, who launder our bed linen. They are a small and locally based company, proactive in the war against single use plastics. They have invested heavily and send our deliveries unwrapped in special bags removing the plastic shrink wrap (formerly favoured) entirely from the linen service.
Toiletries: Yellow Forest
Yellow Forest are handmade here in Brockenhurst. Containing only the best quality, natural, organic and plant-derived ingredients. They are biodegradable and do not contain synthetic colours.
Toilet paper: Who gives a crap
The “Who gives a crap?” toilet paper supply their paper in boxes, wrapped in paper, so no plastic. What really makes a difference is their eco policy. They make all of their products with environmentally friendly materials, and donate 50% of their profits to help build toilets for those in need around the world.
Our towels are laundered on site, we use non bio detergent and low temperatures. Our guests are encouraged via room information to reuse towels rather than daily replacement, to help us cut down on our energy use and as a better decision for the environment. We also use detergent sheets, which come packaged in card, so eliminating surplus plastic waste.
Electrical car charge
Our car park has 2 charge points for electric cars (3 Pin chargers). These can be pre booked for our residents.
There are only 20 charging points around Brockenhurst and the surrounding areas, which are mostly provided by hotels.
We gain a percentage of our energy from the solar panels that we have installed. These take in all the lovely sunshine that the south coast is lucky to benefit from.
Our solar panels are located on the rear side of our roof, facing the back garden.