East Coast Adventure expands with funding

East Coast Adventure has expanded its infrastructure and is in the process of creating jobs after receiving a long from the Northern Ireland Small Business Loan Fund.

The County Down-based company, established in 1991, provides an outdoor education programme, leisure pursuits and corporate team building activities from five locations around Carlingford Lough.

Families looking to reduce their carbon footprints are looking to holiday in Suffolk and stay in shepherd huts, yurts and camping pods

Although they avoid using ‘green’ terminology to market holidays, the wealth of rural activities in the county and an increasing range of sustainable and eco-campsites are now a key part of what is on offer.

The importance of campers and those looking for a holiday with a negligible carbon footprint to the region’s tourism industry was reflected last year in a national newspaper campaign based at readers in London.