Holidays and fun ways to spend our spare time are always high on people’s agendas, but finding places to visit and locating green holiday destinations can often be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be costly to you or the planet. This section brings everything together in one place to help you plan an ethical holiday.
Green Leisure and Tourism
Ryton Gardens near Coventry is not only an inspiring place to visit with the family; it is also home to Garden Organic, a charity at the forefront of organic growing in the UK.
The thought of climbing on a bike may strike fear into the hearts of some, but it ignites a childlike desire to escape into the great outdoors in others.
When we heard about Tim and Bryony's yurt on the Welsh Border we just had to get in touch to bring you a Q and A about their inspiration for creating their beautiful place to stay.
Finding new ways to spend your free time and entertain the kids isn't always easy, but what better way than to let nature do the work for you.
So many of my friends and family seem to be getting married at the moment that linking the subject with being environmentally friendly was bound to happen sooner or later.
I'm always looking for new ways to increase my eco credentials and that, coupled with a need to save some cash this month, led to the decision to staycation for the time we had booked off from work.
Climate change film 'The Age of Stupid' will see Pete Postlethwaite posing the question of why we didn't do something to save ourselves to Australia and New Zealand at tomorrow's premiere.
Last week the shocking news that the threat of an injunction against the Big Green Gathering 2009 forced directors to cancel the event 3 days before it was due to begin shocked the green community.
Flagship green event, The Big Green Gathering was threatened with High Court injunction proceedings if they were unable to satisfy a number of concerns that Mendip District Council had.
With the current economic climate putting restraints on the amount of money people have available to spend on a holiday, staycationing is becoming a popular solution to the family holiday on the cheap.
The Lake district is known to many as a serene peaceful holiday retreat and a location good for walking, cycling and water sports.
Across America and Canada people are being urged to join in with the spirit of Bike to Work Week from 11th-17th May.
This weekend will see Presteigne in Powys play host to the annual electric bike rally, and event the organisers have said, "If you own an electric bike or are interested in electric bikes or are thinking of buying a bike, there is no better place on earth to be than in Presteigne on the 9th, 10th of May.