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Lonely Planet Magazine
Moss Grove Organic's Victorian villa has had an eco-redevelopment, with sheep-fleece insulation, natural-ink wallpapers, organic paints and reclaimed timber beds. Enormous luxury rooms include duck-down duvets, underfloor-heated bathrooms and an organic buffet breakfast.

A reclaimed timber bed at the Moss Grove Organic

'Figaro' Japan (translated)
'An organic hotel that provides comfort and convenience - The hotel is obsessed with everything organic, situated right in the middle of Grasmere village. They even use organic linen and soaps. Architectural material is important to them – they have recycled roof beams in bedrooms. Breakfast is the kind walkers want – a magnificent buffet. And of course, the food is all organic and fair-trade. It is comfortable and charming.'

Harper's Bazaar
'Moss Grove Hotel Organic has all the trappings of a luxurious bolthole, yet nearly all of the food and drink - from the breakfast sausages to the chocolates and champagne - is organic. The paint throughout is clay-based and organic; sheep fleece was used for insulation; and beds are fashioned from recycled wood.'

BBC Olive Magazine
'Every detail has been considered to make it as sustainable and environmentally friendly as possible, including the huge beds handmade from reclaimed timber and leather, wallpaper printed with natural inks, low-voltage lighting, organic, local or Fairtrade produce, and recycling'.

Which? Holiday Magazine
'Situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park, this environmentally friendly hotel has an innovative organic philosophy. In a bid to reduce the hotel's environmental and carbon footprint, refurbishments were carried out using as many natural products as possible - decorating with organic clay paints and insulating with sheep fleece'.

Source Magazine
'You don't have to be grungy to be green, and this splendidly stylish organic and environmentally-aware hotel proves it beyond the whisper of a doubt. Step into any of the sumptuously decorated bedrooms and you'll know you're in for a treat'.

Country Homes and Interiors Magazine
'Spoil yourself with a trip to Moss Grove Hotel in Grasmere. A true eco hotel, built and furnished using reclaimed materials. Eleven stylish bedrooms decorated with clay-based paint and equipped with luxuries like a spa bath'.

Sunday Times Travel
'This grand, gabled Victorian house is green and gorgeous. The vast, pass-the-satnav beds are made from reclaimed timber, the flamboyant wallpapers have been made with natural ink, and the trendy bathrooms use water that has been filtered to remove chlorine and perticides'.

Eco Escape
'Each of the bedrooms has its own individual character with bold wooden beds and expanses of hand-screened wallpaper. The beds are made from reclaimed timber, sustainable wood sources or natural leather and are complimented by duck down duvets and opulent bathrooms stocked with organic toiletries'.
Judges’ Comments: "Amazing attention to detail with regards to being eco friendly – they have really thought through the different ways they can be kind to the environment."

New Hot Tub - As of 1st May 2008 our Suite patio will be fitted with a fantastic new Hot Tub. Please contact us for more details.

Award Finalists - Moss Grove Organic were finalists in the North West Tourism Awards for Sustainable Tourism 2007.

Recent accolades:

aa 5 star logospacercumbria business environment network bronze award

aa intouch cover Moss Grove is shortlisted as one of the five finalists for the AA Funkiest Bed & Breakfast 2008/2009 and also the AA highly commended 2010 - 2011
The AA Funkiest B&B will be shortlisted by the AA inspection team and judged by a journalist from the travel section of The Telegraph, who will be providing regular coverage on these awards in her popular column.

The Westmorland Gazette - Hotel wins for being green and friendly
Owners of a Lake District hotel have gone to great lengths to run an environmentally-friendly business. Nigel and Jackie Gorton, who own Moss Grove Organic Hotel, in the centre of Grasmere, are committed to the green cause and have made a major investment in the business. Click here to read the full story... or click here to read more our Environmental Rating...

07.11.06 - House of Commons, London
I have noticed in the Westmorland Gazette that you recently won the bronze environmental excellence award. Please allow me to offer my congratulations. This is a tremendous achievement as well as a great example to other businesses. Please allow me to thank you for your efforts which have such a positive impact on our environment. I hope other businesses soon follow in your footsteps.
Tim Farron - MP