Cornwall, and at Redgate Smithy, we take our recycling very seriously, as we
hope you do at home! So
say ‘no’ to all extra packaging wherever possible, especially plastic
bags. You will find recycling banks in most main car parks in the area, and we
work hard to recycle all we can. Please also help us by making use of the Recycling Bin you will find in our own car park, by the
garage (cans, plastics, paper, card, glass etc).
Reduce Traffic… Lose the car and Walk, Cycle, Bus or Train!
are great ways to see the area without adding to traffic - there are details for
local walks in your room folders, and we have Local Walk Books and Maps
available. Situated as we are on the edge of Bodmin Moor, with no bus directly
passing the door, your car will of course still be needed to reach many places,
but why not try a cycle ride along the Camel Trail, or “park and ride” at Liskeard for the scenic Looe
There is even a through-ticket rail and bus link to the Eden
Stay Local, Eat Local, Buy Local, and See Local!
exploring near where you are staying; there are wonderful walks to Golitha
Falls or Siblyback Lake,
to Trethevy Quoit, the Hurlers
and Cheesewring, the Cornish
mining World Heritage Site at
and much more on Bodmin Moor.
Support local food producers; great food, great
quality, and a real benefit to the local communities of Cornwall. The Farm Shop at St.Cleer is an Aladdin’s Cave for your taste
Chill out… Switch Off!
Enjoy a fabulous, light touch to your stay! ...switch
off lights and dripping
taps, and avoid leaving your TV
on standby. Towels
are dried and refreshed, but not washed unless necessary, or rooms are changed. Sheets
and bed linen are changed once every three or four days, or at room change. We
also have an environmental waste-water/sewage processing plant, and saving
unnecessary laundry saves energy, and saves water.
When in Rome (or Bodmin Moor), Follow the Countryside Code!
To enjoy Cornwall at its best, we
can help you get to know the area with local knowledge, and provide you with
information about care of the countryside, and the Countryside
keep dogs under close control, protect plants and animals, take
and leave gates as you find them. Bodmin Moor is a fragile and precious place, and its heritage and
environment need respecting and protecting. Most importantly of all, the moor must
respected as a working environment,
where the welfare of livestock and land is preserved.