Lake District Case Study

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  • Case Study - Lake District
    • Why People Visit the Lake District:
      • You can walk and drive around the lakes
      • Rock Climbing
      • Many country pubs
      • Small shops and Towns/ Villages
      • Attractions:     - Animal Attractions     - Centre Parks -Kankku Extreme  Driving          - Coniston Boating Centre
      • Historical Attractions:    - Keswick Brewery        - Lowther Castle and more.
    • Positive Impacts
      • Positive Economic Impacts
        • Jobs For Local Community
        • Income for local business'
      • Positive Impacts of Tourism
        • Helps preserve rural services like buses, village shops and post offices.
        • Increased demand for local food and crafts.
        • Tourists Mainly come to see the scenery and wildlife.
      • Positive Social Impacts
        • Jobs For Local Community
    • Negative Impacts
      • Negative Environmental impacts
        • Damaged to landscape such as litter, erosion, disturbance to nature and live stock and vandalism.
        • Traffic Congest and Pollution
      • Social/ Economical Negative Impacts
        • As tourists are willing to pay more local goods may become more expensive.
        • Demand for holiday homes makes housing to expensive for local people.
        • Jobs are mainly seasonal, low paid and long hours.
    • How do they manage the lake district? (management Strategies)
      • Access roads are small and take less traffic.
      • Where possible, bus lanes operate in towns.
      • Designated picnic areas means litter has to be dealt with in fewer areas.
      • Speed limits for boats can limit the amount of erosion caused.
      • Park and ride schemes in place so not as many cars in towns.
    • Tourism Organisations in the Lake District
      • National Trust
      • Cumbria Tourism
  • Negative Environmental impacts
    • Damaged to landscape such as litter, erosion, disturbance to nature and live stock and vandalism.
    • Traffic Congest and Pollution

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