Plastic Free Champions. Gold Green Tourism Members. We're doing everything we can to preserve our little part of the planet.
We recognise the effect of our business on the environment and our planet and are committed to minimising this impact. Sustainability has been designed into the very fabric of our beautiful Grade II listed building.
We are committed to:
Our GOLD Green Tourism Award is a reflection of our commitment to the environment and our Green Policies.
At Cohort you can offset the carbon of your travel to us by planting a tree through the awesome More Trees. You can do this at reception anytime during your stay or right now by using your phone’s camera to scan the below QR code.
Atlernatively when you book direct you can opt for our Eco-Traveller rate, which adds a tree to your booking for each night of your stay, or add a tree to your reservation after you’ve checked out online.
Our electricity comes from 100% renewable sources and we do everything in house to ensure we use as little as possible…
We have reduced our light energy consumption by up to 80% using these methods over traditional lighting systems.
We have fitted water saving devices in all of our shower / toilet blocks and dorm rooms
We had an efficiency survey conducted and an OWL energy monitoring system installed which tracks our electricity usage. It produces data which will enable us to better control and reduce energy consumption going forward, providing us with tangible evidence of our efforts.
Instead of providing energy intensive tumble drying facilities we provide:
The only cleaning products you will see us use, from washing up liquid and hand wash through to shower cleaners, drain disinfectants and sanitisers, are all Bio-cleaning products; a range of natural, biodegradable cleaning products which are not harmful to the environment or our staff!
We make our own glass cleaner from white vinegar, tea tree oil and water.
(The only harmful cleaning product you may see is the occasional use of drain unblock-er!)
We use recycled toilet paper throughout the hostel.
We only use recycled and recyclable printer toner cartridges. Our entire booking system is paperless and we will only provide you with a printed invoice / receipt if you ask for one.
We keep a constant eye out for ways in which we can improve and reduce our environmental impact so feel free to share your ideas with us. Meanwhile we intend to:
Finally, we encourage all our guests and visitors to Cornwall to be responsible travellers and for details of what that means click to read our Responsible Visitor Charter and download the Countryside Code.
Our mission, which started in 2018, is to reduce our plastic footprint.
Click the image to see what we’ve been up to…
|Pod dorm beds||from £17/night|
|Single & Twin Private rooms||from £25/night|
|Triple rooms||from £50/night|
|Family rooms||from £68/night|