Lockton, North Yorkshire
Solar panels ; Sustainable tourism
A bank of photovoltaic cells overlooking the flat sedum roof above the main entrance to the Hostel. Right are the washing facilities for mountain bikers. The hostel has a secure bike store inside. "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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Tourist camps, hostels, etc
National parks and reserves -- England -- North York Moors
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction