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Climb on board for Green Build bus tours

The National Trust’s Footprint building, made with traditional materials, is among the stops on this year’s Green Build Festival bus tours

[B]ook now for a choice of three free eco bus tours around the county, during the Cumbria Green Build Festival.

You’ll get behind the scenes at a range of interesting sites and pick up lots of ideas to help you make your home, community building or business more energy efficient.

Renewable energy, green transport, food growing, insulation, Passivhaus construction and sensitive retrofits of older buildings… it’s all on offer during the eco-living tours:

  • South Lakeland Tour 18th Sept 11:00am – 3:45pm
  • Northern Lakes Tour 20th Sept 10:30am – 3:30pm
  • Eden Valley & Yorkshire Dales National Park Tour 22nd Sept 9:45am-3.30pm

For full details of all the tours and other events during the festival, visit

The Cumbria Green Build Festival is organised by Cumbria Action for Sustainability, thanks to generous funding from the Big Lottery Fund, Cumbria County Council, Electricity North West, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, HSBC, Lake District National Park, Pride in Penrith Lottery, South Lakeland District Council and the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

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