As travellers increasingly seek eco-friendly options, Birmingham and its surrounding areas offer a variety of sustainable accommodations that seamlessly blend comfort with environmental responsibility. 

From urban hotels committed to green practices to tranquil countryside retreats embracing eco-conscious living, we’ve curated a list of the top sustainable stays in our region! 

Whether you're visiting for business or leisure, these eco-friendly stays ensure your trip is not only enjoyable but also kind to the planet.

Let's explore some of the top eco-conscious accommodations in and around Birmingham!
 

Riverside Cabins, Shropshire

Set along the picturesque waterways of Shropshire, Riverside Cabins offer a tranquil and eco-friendly escape nestled within 10 acres of greenery and were named  the Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award winner at the West Midlands Tourism Awards 2024 and Silver status by Green Tourism!

Constructed by local craftspeople, Riverside Cabins uses solar power to heat the majority of the water for guests. Their natural grounds are a haven for birds, bees, butterflies and beautiful wild flowers to thrive. They prioritise being green in everything they do, from biodegradable complimentary coffee cups, to their goal of achieving Zero Carbon by 2025 - if not sooner! Visitors can immerse themselves in nature with the assurance of minimal environmental impact during their stay.

 

The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield

The Belfry Hotel & Resort is an award-winning hotel, located in Royal Sutton Coldfield and renowned for its world-class service and exceptional facilities. The hotel has been awarded the Silver Green Tourism Award and is GEO Certified, reflecting its dedication to protecting the environment and continually improving its green initiatives, including waste management and sustainable transport.

With over 300 luxurious bedrooms and suites, The Belfry offers several dining options, including 2AA Rosette-awarded The Ryder Grill and stylish Brabazon Bar. The resort also boasts a variety of meetings and events spaces, a leisure club, and deluxe spa with the hotel’s famous Fire & Ice Experience. The Belfry is home to three internationally recognised golf courses, home of the British Masters, and four time host to the Ryder Cup, producing some of the most dramatic moments in the history of the sport.

Surrounded by 550 acres of rolling countryside, The Belfry is committed to the local community and preserving the natural habitat and wildlife that surrounds it.

 

Edgbaston Park Hotel, Birmingham

Nestled near the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston Park Hotel offers a modern and calming retreat with lush gardens and contemporary design. As a Gold member of Green Tourism, the hotel takes eco-friendly practices seriously, prioritising everything from ditching sauce sachets to implementing seamless waste management. Guests can enjoy a luxurious stay knowing their footprint is minimised by the hotel’s dedicated eco-friendly practices.
 

Clayton Hotel, Birmingham

Located in Birmingham’s bustling city center, Clayton Hotel blends urban sophistication with a strong commitment to sustainability. As a Gold Green Tourism member, the hotel excels in reducing energy consumption through efficient systems, promoting comprehensive recycling, and tracking all waste generation. They have achieved zero-to-landfill through their waste management projects, including using food waste solution ‘Too Good to Go’ and anaerobic digestion of leftovers.

Guests of the Clayton Hotel are treated to modern comforts and eco-conscious initiatives that enhance their stay while benefiting the environment.
 

Leonardo Royal Hotel, Birmingham

In the heart of Birmingham, Leonardo Royal Hotel offers upscale accommodations with a green twist. The first hotel in the UK to achieve Gold status from Green Tourism, this hotel is a shining example of sustainable hospitality, featuring energy-efficient infrastructure, a commitment to reducing carbon emissions, and support for eco-friendly transportation options.

Their dedication to environmental practices and sustainable technologies has led to dramatic reductions water consumption, CO2 emissions, and overall energy use. 
 

Moor Hall Hotel, Sutton Coldfield

Set in the serene outskirts of Birmingham, Moor Hall Hotel is a charming country house that combines historic elegance with sustainable practices. As a Green Tourism Gold member, the hotel employs extensive recycling programmes, energy-saving initiatives, and a chemical free cleaning system.

Moor Hall Hotel also pride themselves on using locally-produced ingredients and fair-trade products in their restaurants. Guests can immerse themselves in a peaceful, picturesque environment while supporting a hotel dedicated to environmental responsibility.
 

Telegraph Hotel, Coventry

Situated in Coventry’s vibrant center, the Telegraph Hotel offers a unique blend of mid-century style and modern comfort within the historic building that houses the Telegraph newspaper for 50 years.

As a Bronze member of Green Tourism, the hotel incorporates energy-efficient lighting, water-saving devices, and sustainable waste management practices. The Telegraph Hotel provides a chic and eco-friendly base for exploring Coventry’s rich cultural heritage.

 

 

Village Hotel, Dudley

Located near Dudley's attractions, Village Hotel provides contemporary accommodation with a strong focus on sustainability. With Bronze status from Green Tourism, the hotel is committed to sustainability, working hard to reduce environmental impact through energy efficiency, waste reduction, and promoting electric vehicle use. Guests can enjoy a comfortable and modern stay, confident that the hotel is actively committed to environmental sustainability.
 

Broome Park Farm B&B, Shropshire

Located in the scenic Shropshire countryside, Broome Park Farm B&B provides a cosy, sustainable retreat and was a finalist in the Ethical, Responsible & Sustainable Tourism category at the West Midlands Tourism Awards 2024.

The B&B emphasises using locally sourced, organic produce, as well as a farm-to-plate ethos with sausages and bacon made from their own animals and eggs laid daily by their hens.

They are committed to energy efficiency and promote biodiversity on the property, meaning  guests can experience authentic farm life and enjoy eco-friendly hospitality that supports sustainable living practices.