Travel emissions

In 2013, it was estimated that our visitors contributed 8,513 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) emissions in journeys to and from Chatsworth. That’s more than double the annual emissions from heating and powering the Group’s owned and operated property.

Transport carbon statement

Energy used by owned and operated vehicles (MWh and tCO2e emissions)

 

2014

2015

2016

2017

Owned and operated vehicles

(tCO2e)

(tCO2e)

(tCO2e)

(tCO2e)

Derbyshire

400

382

373

427

Yorkshire

74

 94

87

101

Hotels

 2

19

25

3

Total Devonshire Group

476

495

485

531

% change from 2014

N/A

4%

-2%

9%

         

Fuel type

(MWh)

(MWh)

(MWh)

(MWh)

Diesel

420

612

571

717

Unleaded petrol

133

207

230

154

Gas oil (Red diesel)

1,254

1,083

1,054

1,157

Total energy demand

1,807

1,902

1,856

2,028

What have we done so far?

  • Partnered with TM Travel to improve bus routes to Chatsworth. Visitors arriving by TM Travel bus receive a £2 discount on the house, garden, farmyard and playground.
  • Provided electric vehicle charging facilities for guests staying at the Devonshire Arms at Beeley, the Devonshire Arms at Pilsley, the Devonshire Arms at Bolton Abbey and the Devonshire Fell.
  • Continued operating the Bike2Work scheme for our employees.

What’s next?

  • Investigate electric vehicle charging points for both staff and visitor vehicles.
  • Continue to explore ways of encouraging the use of public transport.
Stay in touch with Chatsworth

Newsletter sign-up

Never miss a thing. Stay up to date with our latest news, offers and events by entering your details below: