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Easy steps

Its easy to become a responsible tourism business particularly with support from Nurture Lakeland via theses easy steps;

Become a Member

With Nurture Lakeland membership your business can access training events, visitor giving opportunities and recieve bespoke tailored advice from Nurture Lakeland's Sustianable Tourism Advisors.

Utilise Nurture Lakeland's Resources

Check out the resource pages for the latest information and best practice guidance. Each of our campaigns provide a host of resources including DIY toolkits and recommendations to help minimise the local impacts of tourism related issues such as transport, water quality, events and carbon emissions. The Nurture Lakeland blog, news section and newsletter are also great ways to stay informed of responsible tourism developments and initiatives. 

Think Local

The easiest way to engage with Responsible Tourism is to think local. Increasingly businesses are well aware of the benefits of promoting local produce and using local services. Through impementing Visitor Giving numerous businesses are extending their local connections by actively supporting local conservation projects, enhancing the environment for their guests by supporting a variety of local projects.  

Discover Renewable Technology

There are great opportunities to invest in renewable technologies to enhance the financial and carbon performance of your business. Scan the green grants page or contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to access relevant support. 

Embrace Green Marketing Messages

Nurture Lakeland is keen to support members in spreading responsible tourism messages via great marketing. We believe good 'green marketing' should inspire and engage visitors not patronise or dictate. We deliver training events to help members achieve this and offer continuous support and advice to members.  

Explore Green Accreditation

Green accreditation is a great way to promote and verify your green credentials. Lots of Nurture Lakeland members find that accreditation enables them to benchmark their green performance, set improvement targets and engage staff in the ethos of responsible tourism. Nurture Lakeland work with both the Green Tourism Business Scheme and the local Green at Heart scheme delivered by the Cumbrian Business Environmental Network. We are able to advise your business on both schemes and discuss which would be most appropriate for your needs.


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