Lockton, North Yorkshire
Solar panels ; Sustainable tourism
A bank of photovoltaic cells overlooking the flat sedum roof, with the original tiled roof beyond. "Welcome to Lockton, YHA's first Green Beacon Youth Hostel, an exemplar of sustainable tourism..." Its walls are covered with circular notices, "Awareness Points", highlighting the eco-friendly features in the hostel. The YHA's first eco-hostel, re-opened in March 2005 after extensive reconstruction. Originally the village school. Features include wool insulation in the walls and roof, a rainwater harvesting system, live sedum roof, a compost toilet and photovoltaic cells.
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National parks and reserves -- England -- North York Moors
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
Tourist camps, hostels, etc