How We’re Helping Wildlife at Wallops Wood

View of cottages from the meadow

There’s been a huge amount of publicity about the little things we can all do to help wildlife in our gardens and the wider area around us. Some of this has included things such as ‘No Mow May’ promoted by Plantlife as well as planting more pollinator friendly plants in our gardens.  Our local councils…

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Our Eco-Friendly Holiday Cottages

Aerial view of Wallops Wood Cottages

The cottages at Wallops Wood were designed to be as sustainable and eco-friendly as possible. Being in the heart of the South Downs National Park, building a sustainable business is very important to us. We’re surrounded by a beautiful environment with diverse nature and wildlife, so putting this at the forefront of our vision has…

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Electric Vehicle Charging for Guests at Wallops Wood

EV Car charging point

We’re very proud of our green credentials at Wallops Wood. In 2020 we won a Green Tourism Gold Award, and also installed an electric car charger! According to an article on Autocar, sales of electric cars are on the up, despite overall car sales down, affected by COVID-19. Electric cars now account for over 10%…

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The Amazing Countryside that Surrounds Us

Old Winchester Hill

We’re surrounded by amazing countryside at Wallops Wood. Not only is it helping us get through these difficult times, but the guests who stayed between lockdowns have also commented on how beautiful the area is and how much they’ve enjoyed being here. In many cases, being away from the stress we’re all facing in our…

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How We Are Helping the Environment & Our Wildlife

Wallops Wood Cottages Aerial View

We are fortunate to be surrounded by amazing countryside and wildlife at Wallops Wood. Being situated in a National Park it’s important to us to ensure we operate our business in a sustainable way and protect our local environment. From the day we began building the cottages, we’ve implemented a number of green practices to…

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Wallops Wood Wins Gold at Green Tourism Awards!

Eco friendly practices

Hot on the heels of our two golds at the Beautiful South Awards in December is another award, this time a Green Tourism UK 5* Gold Award! Surrounded by the spectacular countryside of the Meon Valley, a green ethos is at the heart of everything we do without compromising accommodation quality. Achieving this accolade isn’t…

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Live Green, Think Green – our ethos

green grass blue sky trees meadow cottages

Here are some of the ways we support green tourism Did you know the swimming pool at Wallops Wood Cottages is unchlorinated? We made a conscious decision to support the local ecosystem. We don’t use harsh chemicals in our pool and self-catering cottages so we installed a borehole to ensure the water quality is as…

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