As the cottage is connected to a septic tank all the cleaning products which we use and supply are designed to reduce pollution of watercourses. We try and use phosphate free detergents and chlorine free cleaners and would be grateful if you would choose your cleaning products with this in mind.
There is a system in place to reduce the amount of waste which ends up in landfill sites. Please fell free to leave out for recycling as much of your waste as possible.
There is an efficient bus service from Alyth to both Perth and Dundee (timetables are available). There is also information encouraging walking and cycling.
Parking in Alyth Square, right beside the bus stop, is free.
If there are any towels which you haven’t used during your stay please leave them hanging on the towel rail and in this way we know that they do not require to be washed.
GREEN TOURISM POLICY
As a business, Ardormie Farm Cottage is committed to good environmental practice in all business activities. We will ensure that we meet the minimum requirements set by environmental law, commit to continual improvement and fulfil our legal Duty of Care requirements for waste disposal. We will ensure that we minimise the harmful effects and maximise the beneficial influences which our activities have on the environment.
As a small self catering business, good communication is an essential part of our customer service. We aim to highlight good environmental practice and ensure visitors are aware of the part that we play in preserving the quality of this destination. We also aim to provide opportunities for visitors to take part in minimising their impact on the environment.
Ardormie Farm Cottage is committed to sustainable tourism and minimising damage to the environment. As a business, we are operating in accordance with the relevant environmental regulations.
Central heating at Ardormie Farm Cottage is provided using renewable energy in the form of an efficient biomass boiler. The boiler, which runs on sustainably produced wood pellets, is approved and accredited by Ofgem and qualifies for the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive, a Government environmental programme designed to increase the use of renewable energy and reduce carbon emissions.