Lake District National Park

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  • Lake District National Park
    • Location - Cumbria
      • Gets around 15 million visitors a year
    • Tourists come for many reasons
      • Scenery e.g. large lakes, (windermere), mountains (Scafell Pike)
      • Activities e.g. Bird Watching, walking, pony-trekking, boat rides, sailing, rock climbing
      • Cultral Attractions e.g. Beatrix Potter, Wordsworth museums
    • Impacts tourists make
      • Traffic Conjestion
      • Erode footpath
      • drop litter
    • Coping with the impacts
      • Traffic - public transport being improved to encourage tourists to use it too.
      • Eroded footpaths - encourage to use less vulnerable areas, and using hard wearing materials
      • protecting Wildlife - litter signs reminding tourists, bins at most popular sites, campaigns.
    • Furure Tourist Plans
      • improved public transport - make lakes more accessible
      • Farms provide services such as quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, archery
      • Timeshare developments
      • encourage tourism outside the area e.g. Carlisle, West Coast


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