Environmental Policy


Combermere is a truly exceptional place, an environmental gem! Its large mere, ancient woodland and historic parkland all form part of a breath-taking natural habitat, rich in flora and fauna. The estate history is almost 900 years old, with a number of historic properties.

At Combermere Abbey, we are passionate about the environment, its protection, enhancement and long term sustainability. We recognise the importance of preserving our environment for future generations as well as making it available to the wider public on a managed recreational and educational basis.

We are continuously striving to balance the impact of visitor based tourism and event business with our commitment to reduce our carbon footprint and contribute positively to the wider community. Our team aims to conserve natural resources by ensuring the responsible use of energy, water and materials whilst maintaining and exceeding the expected quality levels of our guests.

Our membership of the Green Tourism Business Scheme is part of our commitment, and we have been awarded a GOLD standard. Our marketing philosophy is linked into other tourism groups and associations who support the GTBS code of practice. These include: EASCO, CLA and Tourism Alliance.


We are taking measures that are reasonably practicable to: