Mornington House Luxury Manor House Accommodation

Co. Westmeath, Ireland

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Mornington's Green approach

The walled garden at Mornington

We recently became Green Hospitality Certified. Our aims and objectives are outlined in our Environmental Policy of Mornington House 2017 (see below).

What is green about our property?

The meadows are cut for hay and silage. There are ancient trees as well as new plantings of oak and beech. All have been grown from seeds gathered on the place or other old estates. We have also planted a number of native trees. Fires burn sustainable timber, water is from the old well, eggs are from our own hens. Manure from livestock and green garden waste is composted and used on vegetable garden. Food waste is fed to hens. Warwick is the vegetable gardener and mower of the lawns. Anne, pulls weeds and picks fruit and makes chutney and other preserves.

Environmental Policy of Mornington House 2017

Green Hospitality Logo Our aim is to operate an environmentally friendly establishment, which enables our visitors to experience all aspects of the rural and historic area in which we live. We do as much as is possible to ensure energy, water and the natural environment is managed carefully. Waste is minimised and recycled where possible. We grow our own vegetables and fruit for use in the kitchen for guests and family meals. We support the local economy by purchasing supplies locally, employing local staff and promoting other local establishments offering services to visitors.

We aim to:

Specifically we are:

As part of our on-going environmental management we have:

We would appreciate our guests assisting in our environmental performance by:

We appreciate your support for our environmental management programme and we welcome any feedback.

Warwick and Anne O’Hara

Owners

Read The Good Hotel Guide review Tripadvisor, the world's largest travel review site Alistair Sawday's Special Places to Stay Georgina Campbell's Ireland Guide Green Hospitality Programme Karen Brown's Ireland The Hidden Ireland

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