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Green Tourism Businesses

GTBS Plain LogoThe Green Tourism Business Scheme link will open in new window(GTBS) is an accredited grading for tourism businesses that are committed to protecting and enhancing the local environement. and the wider environment.

Any business demonstrating this symbol has been inspected against various criteria which revolve around taking action on themes such as:

  • Energy and water efficiency
  • Waste reduction
  • Use of ethical products
  • Use of local food and suppliers
  • Promoting alternative travel
  • Contributing to wildlife and the enviroment

Businesses that meet the standard for a GTBS award, receive a Bronze, Silver, or Gold award based on their level of achievement. The higher the level of award the more action is being taken.

What does this mean for you?
All of this work is conducted so that you can have a feel good holiday experience, knowing that you are minimising your carbon footprint whilst on holiday and are helping to conserve the natural and special environment here in Dorset.

Green Tourism Business Scheme Award Businesses in the Poole area

Gold Award
Elms Lodge link will open in new window (Guest Accommodation)
South Lytchett Manor Caravan & Camping link will open in new window 
Quay Holidays link will open in new window (Self Catering)


Silver Award
Rockley Park Holiday Park (Caravan and Camping) link will open in new window
Fenn Lodge link will open in new window (Guest Accommodation)
Farmer Palmers Farm Park link will open in new window (Attraction)

Bronze Award
Swanage Railway link will open in new window (Attraction)

If you have feedback on a GTBS award winner, please contact the award organisation, Green Business, on 01738 632162 or

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