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Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable Tourism

At Chesil Beach lodge we aim to be as environmentally friendly as possible. With that in mind, read on below to see what we do to operate sustainably and what you can do to help

We serve:
Locally caught fish
Bacon and sausages from our local butcher
Locally baked bread
Locally produced cheese
Local dairy products
Organic products where possible

We reduce waste by:
Sorting out our rubbish for recycling
Putting vegetable waste in compost bins
Buying in bulk and trying not to buy products that are over packaged

We recycle:
Our recycling is collected every fortnight and is recycled in Dorset
All our glass, plastic milk bottles, tins, clothes and cardboard
Unwanted house items and clothing are recycled via our local Oxfam shop

We support local enterprise / business:
By employing local staff
By hiring local trades people to do building, plumbing etc.
By buying local food and other products

In the house:
Laundry is hung out to dry on the washing line in the summer
We use energy efficient light bulbs where practical
We use environmentally friendly cleaning products where possible
We use open fires and wood burners to supplement heating where possible

To help you enjoy the local area:
We keep a wide selection of local maps and guides which you are free to borrow.
We encourage car free days for keen walkers, and the use of local buses (the Jurassic Coaster X53 is a regular bus service which passes our door and provides a partial tour of the Jurassic coastline as well as a local service into Bridport, Weymouth and towns further afield.)
We have torches available to borrow from Reception

We encourage guests to arrive by public transport

Jurassic Coast Public Transport