Environmental Statement

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Guests & cars

A holiday in Barmouth means you may not need to use your car whilst you are here.  If you come by train or bus we are within walking distance of the train station and main bus stop.  Once here, all the following are within walking distance:

bulletshops
bulletharbour
bulletbeach (over the road)
bulletamusements
bulletfair
bulletpubs, cafes and restaurants
bulletmountain walks
bulletchemist, surgery, dentist
bulletplayground
bulletskate park
bulletbowling green

Guest House

Energy

bulletAll landings are lit with automatic energy saving light bulbs.
bulletNew energy efficient condensing boilers were installed in 2006.
bulletAll radiators are thermostatically controlled.
bulletThe heating is zoned so that it can be shut down in parts of the guest house when the heating is not required.
bulletDouble glazed windows have been installed in ;
bulletrooms 8, 3, 6 and the dining room in 2005,
bulletrooms 1, 4 and 7 in 2007,
bulletbathrooms for rooms 2 and 5 in 2009.
bulletrooms 2 and 5 in 2013
bulletMost of the hot water and heating pipes beneath floorboards and in trunking were insulated in 2008/2009.
bulletThe bathroom on the ground floor uses rainwater.
bulletMany of the floors between rooms have been insulated so the rooms are warmer and quieter.

Waste

bulletWe recycle everything that the council will recycle through kerbside collection, currently this includes cans, plastic and glass bottles, cardboard and paper.

Transport

bulletThe day to day running of the guest house does not require use of a vehicle.
bulletMost of our consumable supplies are purchased from Harlech Foods, a local company that delivers.
bulletOur fresh food is collected on foot from the Co-Op.  The Co-Op has won the 2007 Business Commitment to the environment award.