Tory Bush Cottages


Name: Tory Bush Cottages
Location: Kilcoo
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 50,000.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Down Rural Area Partnership
Duration: 20.08.2012 - 31.10.2013
Telephone: 028 4372 4348


To install a woody biomass district heating item to Tory Bush Self-Catering complex along with a photovoltic item.


Tory Bush Cottages are located beside Tollymore Forest Park, overlooking the Mourne Mountains in County Down, Northern Ireland, just 4.5 mile outside the seaside resort of Newcastle. They recognised a need to be more environmentally aware which would also offer financial gains.


  • To have the biomass heating item installed and operational by 31st October 2013
  • To have the photovoltaic item in place and operational by 31st October 2013
  • To achieve annual savings from biomass heating tem over LPG of £4,000 by October 2014 and each year there after


To support a rural business offering increased financial sustainability as well as offering improved environmental sustainability.