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5 Steps to Being a Responsible Visitor

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Wherever we go and whatever we do, we have some impact on the environment. By making positive choices during your visit, you can help to look after Cornwall, ensuring that it retains its character for your next visit.

1/ Reduce, Reuse, Recycle In Cornwall we take our recycling very seriously, as we hope you do at home! Say no to packaging where possible. You will find recycling banks in most main car parks across the area. Please help us by making use of the recycling system in your accommodation.

2/ Reduce traffic: walk, cycle or use public transport Walking and cycling are great ways to see the area without adding to traffic. Use public transport if you need to travel to your start point, but try exploring near to where you are staying - there are some fantastic places to see right on your doorstep!

3/ Stay Local, Eat Local, Buy Local, See Local Support local producers and services - this way your visit has a real benefit to the communities of Cornwall. Visit Farmers' Markets, farm shops, village stores, pubs and cafés. Much of our distinctive culture is evident in the hundreds of community events that happen throughout the year and are well worth supporting.

4/ Switch off! Help reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions by switching off lights, taps and standby buttons when not in use.

5./Follow the Countryside Code The Countryside Code reminds visitors to protect plants and animals; take litter away; leave gates and property as you find them; keep dogs under close control; consider other people and users when visiting the countryside.