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Green Policy

At Strathmore Barns, our aim is to work with the environment and not against it. To symbolise our commitment we are intent on providing a good quality service whilst minimising the environmental impact of our activities. As a member of the Green Tourism Business Scheme we try to reduce greenhouse gasses.

Common Buzzards visit our farm from April to November
Tawny owls nest in this tree each year

Environmental measures

  • eco friendly woodchip heating system - providing hot water and heating from chips normally put into landfill sites
  • composting - garden waste
  • recycle boxes for glass, cans, paper and plastic
  • low energy light bulbs (75% saving)
  • eco friendly washing up liquid and cleaning products
  • recycled paper products
  • fair trade tea bags
  • local butcher provides all locally produced meat Simpsons in Staindrop
  • our farm uses by-products from the potato factories, breweries and bakeries as cattle feed
  • Teesdale's beautiful open countryside is full of wildlife and nature
  • organic fruit and vegetables delivered from
  • plan of local nature walks
Woodchip Boiler
Silo which holds woodchips
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