How The Victoria promotes sustainability

Posted: April 22nd 2022

by Lauren Cottis

Earlier this year, The Victoria was listed on Visit England’s ‘top eco-friendly places for a green getaway in 2022’. It was a privilege to be included, as our environment is something we’re passionate about. Here, Lauren - The Vic’s Housekeeping & Reception Manager - discusses various ways the hotel and restaurant is prioritising sustainability.

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Five Swaps for Living Sustainably

Posted: April 22nd 2022

by Ellie Hunter

Here at Holkham we’re passionate about pioneering environmental gain, low carbon living and stamping out waste. We acknowledge the importance of preserving the natural environment and living sustainably. Our Courtyard Gift Shop has some new stock that we would like to shout about, because every small swap you make can make a difference.

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Closing the Loop on Compostables

Posted: March 11th 2022

by Niobe Shaw

It’s Food Waste Action Week, so what better time to share our new collaboration which will help to close the loop on all compostables at Holkham and across Norfolk?

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The Brand New Wells Beach Shuttle Bus

Posted: February 09th 2022

We are pleased to share our plans for a new shuttle bus between the town and beach of Wells-next-the-Sea

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O Christmas Tree! The sustainability of our Trees

Posted: December 08th 2021

by Sue Penlington, Sustainability and Learning Manager

If you’re trying to be more sustainable, you might be wondering about the environmental impact of Christmas Trees. Let’s dig in to the topic with Holkham’s Sustainability Expert, Sue Penlington.

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Five Tips for a Green Halloween

Posted: October 21st 2021

by Niobe Shaw

Half term is almost upon us and Halloween is just days away. Whilst Halloween is a celebration that can be great fun, it can also create a lot of single use items and plastic waste which negatively impact the environment. Sustainability and conservation are at the heart of Holkham, and so we are determined to find new ways to celebrate that help to stamp out waste. Here are our five top tips for enjoying a more sustainable and conscious Halloween.

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No Mow May

Posted: May 28th 2021

by Sue Penlington - Sustainability and Learning Manager

May is traditionally the time when lawnmowers are fired up around the country as we start to spend more time outside and the grass bursts into life. However, it is also a great time to let nature shine and increase biodiversity. From large estates and parks to your own back garden, why don’t you give the #NoMow a go?

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What’s happening at Lady Anne’s Drive? Introducing our latest forestry and biodiversity project

Posted: January 29th 2021

As part of our Wonder journey, work is starting on the avenue of trees at Lady Anne’s Drive in Holkham. Find out what we are doing and why.

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