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Carbon Offsetting

If you arrive by train, bus, bike, sailing boat or on foot (all of these are possible, both St Germans and Hayle are well connected) we will knock £50 off your holiday! In the spirit of reduced holiday miles, we also offer the same discount for anyone with a Devon or Cornwall postcode. However we understand arriving by public transport is not possible for everyone, so if we can't tempt you away from your car (or you are doubly green) we also offer the option to offset your holiday carbon use. For £25 we will plant a tree for you, or a number of tree saplings, or create and maintain three metres of wildlife hedge.If you would like a particular sort of tree, then please let us know.

We pledge that all trees are planted in addition to our normal planting programme. We have also pledged as a business to develop our natural environment each year to ensure our land is rewarding to nature for many years to come.

Thank you tree champions! - your donations have paid for a community orchard in St Germans as part of the rejuventation of the recreation ground (The Rec). They have been undersown with wildflower seeds and will provide valuable nectar for pollinators, food for birds and villagers and pleasure for all. We have also pledged money towards a community tree planting scheme at Moor Barton on Dartmoor for the autumn of 2021.

If you know of a community scheme that would benefit from a donation of trees, do please contact us. We are particularly keen to plant community orchards.We have also made the decision that we will match fund any tree donations, and these additional funds will be spent on general tree and hedge planting schemes.

As part of our endeavour to grow the environment we have planted hedge whips and self sown apple trees along the border at Colgear woods. In 2021 we also planted over 250 mixed hawthorn and wildlife hedging whips at Cuttivett, 100 oak trees and a mixture of Rowan, Service Trees, Sweet Chestnut, Walnut, Beech and Silver Birch at Colgear Woods, to make for a greater broadleaf mix. In the autumn of 2021 we will be ordering lime trees to add to the mix.

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