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Peak
District...




Created 1951.
Most visited, close to Manchester and
Sheffield
30million visits a year, mainly by car
It covers 1438 square kilometres

Benefits of Tourism
500 full-time jobs
350 part-time jobs
100 seasonal jobs
Income for; farmers' caravan and camping sites, local B&Bs, self-catering cottages
Local shops, honeypots ­…

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Heavy use of major footpaths eroded, as well as from off-road vehicles and mountain bikes.
Disturbance to wildlife ­ mosses, lichens damaged by wall-climbers; moorland birds.
Litter
Damage to farmland ­ trampled grass = less winter feed for farm animals; farm animals killed by
loose dogs.
Local community feel pushed…

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