This is David at the Yard Cafe - the second business owner to be photographed with their copy of ecoescape. This one, located on Devon's Tarka Trail, is both a cafe and now a bunkhouse. We visited in May, hiring bicycles in Barnstaple, and riding about 20 miles to the eco-friendly bunkhouse.
Laura is the founder of ecoescape. ecoescape is an online and offline directory of green places to stay and visit in the UK and beyond. Laura set up ecoescape in 2006 on a shoe-string and in 2008 co-wrote two eco-travel guides to the UK and Ireland. Her website is found at www.ecoescape.org.