- Created by: Beth Chambers
- Created on: 24-05-12 13:58
Why are National parks important for UK tourism?
- They are large areas of rural (countryside) land that has been designated by law where development is limited and planning controlled.
- The landscape in national parks is often unusual and thought to be worth preserving in its present condition.
- They are often highland areas with small population numbers.
- National parks aim to conserve natural and cultural landscapes while allowing access for visitors to enjoy them.
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National Parks have to:
- Conserve landscape
- Conserve the wildlife
- Let people visit and enjoy the area
- Help support local people
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