Report on tourism in the lake district

Report on tourism in the lake district

Initially it was only the local factory workers who would visit from the surrounding counties on their days off, but now visitors from the southeast of England outnumber those from any other region and many people come from overseas too. It maintains and repairs the upland paths preventing further erosion. How successful are these campaigns? Encourage small-scale renewable energy schemes, like woodchip boilers and solar panels, with planning policies and grant funding. Support outdoor activities that don't damage the countryside or harm wildlife. Find out more at www. We also delivered sustainable tourism programmes and messages across Cumbria, gaining national recognition. Ask local communities for their views and ideas by setting up forums, groups and consultations.

Some sections of lakeshore have been cordoned off to allow regrowth of natural lakeshore habitats. However this decision was a controversial one; and many local businesses had to diversify in order to continue trading.

lake district visitor numbers 2017

What do you think the positive and negative effects of all these people to the area might be? Support outdoor activities that don't damage the countryside or harm wildlife.

Fix the Fells Footpath erosion is a serious threat to the mountain environment and consequently to the tourist industry. Use planning policies to control the spread of buildings in built-up areas development.

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Encourage small-scale renewable energy schemes, like woodchip boilers and solar panels, with planning policies and grant funding. Encourage visitors to buy local products and food. Useful links. Many studies have been conducted on the ecology of the lake, and other measures have been taken to reduce pollutant levels in the water to encourage plant and fish life. Making tourism sustainable The positive and negative impacts of tourism National parks have to conserve the landscape and wildlife, let people visit and enjoy the area and help support local people. It maintains and repairs the upland paths preventing further erosion. Lakeshore erosion is a continuing problem around Windermere. However this decision was a controversial one; and many local businesses had to diversify in order to continue trading. What solutions have you come up with? Soil gets washed away and then only a stony beach remains rather than a natural area of reeds, and water-loving plants. The Lake District National Park was formed in but the idea of an area for all to enjoy and have access to began long before. Between and it aimed to generate a step-change in how visitors travel to and around the Central and Southern Lake District, enabling them to make greater use of sustainable modes of travel.

The railway from Kendal to Windermere that was completed in improved access for many, but it was the advent of the motorised vehicle which brought the high visitor numbers, firstly the charabancs of the early s and latterly the private car.

What solutions have you come up with? What might people be saying to each other? Making tourism sustainable Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre has grass on its roof and wool to insulate the walls.

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Cumbrian tourism hits £3bn as visitors flock to the Lake District