We are committed to running the whole estate in a sustainable manner, preserving the environment for future generations.
Torrisdale Castle Estate and Beinn an Tuirc distillers are currently climate positive, meaning we sequester more carbon than we use!
In 2015 we recieved a gold award under the Green Tourism Business Scheme, following our installation of a biomass boiler which heats the castle, including the Servants’ Quarters and Arch houses.
Since then we have installed a hydro electric scheme which generates enough power for up to 90 houses. This became the catalyst for our sustainable gin distillery, Beinn an Tuirc Distillers, where our gin still is powered directly from the hydro scheme.
We try, whenever possible, to recycle the hot water from the gin still into our hot tubs, not wasting a drop!
Our innovative tree planting scheme was extremely popular with guests and as we have now fulfilled the available space, we are now looking at ways to rewild areas of the estate to preserve the ecology and encourage indiginous species.
Read more in our Environmental Policy.