Sumary of Back to basics: why a remote Scottish hut is as sustainable as it is stylish:
- Sustainability is a hot topic in the world of travel right now – but what does it actually mean?
- Take Carbeth, for example, a hut site that has existed since 1918 and hosts a permanent community of people who want to live a lower-carbon lifestyle permanently, rather than just when on holiday.
- Since then, it has been working with Reforesting Scotland to bring huts into the mainstream – particularly for eco-conscious travellers seeking out a stripped-back holiday.
- It’s why numerous rewilding projects are now offering accommodation specifically designed to help visitors connect with the Great Outdoors, with the hope that travellers are ready to embrace a simpler outlook – and simpler, more authentic experiences – after the pandemic.
- Numerous rewilding projects are now offering accommodation specifically designed to help visitors connect with the Great OutdoorsIt could see a positive shift in the way we holiday for good, the Initiative believes.
- In the face of the climate emergency, it’s a way of promoting more sustainable, local travel to Brits.