There are lots of ways we can help protect Scotland from the impacts of over-tourism, including considering where and when we visit, choosing sustainable and active ways to travel, and staying in environmentally-friendly accommodation. Green, Sustainable Tourism, or Responsible Tourism encourages visitors to Scotland to consider the impact their visit has on the environment.
Want to know more? This report from July 2019 revealed that green tourism supports 39,000 jobs and makes up almost 40% of all tourism spending in Scotland. Environmentally friendly holidays such as eco camping really make a difference!
ECO-FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATION IN SCOTLAND
It is easy to be green in Scotland. Being eco-friendly no longer means getting off-the-grid and bathing in rainwater - unless you want to that is! Green accommodation in Scotland is easy to find, and options range from cosy eco cottages, quirky hostels, modern glamping pods, and self-catering eco-lodges, to grand castles and luxury green hotels. Here are just a few of your options.