Lake District - UK National Park

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  • Created on: 30-05-16 10:36
How many visitors are there each year?
15 million visitors a year
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Give 6 examples of activities to do
Rock climbing / Bird watching / Walking / Pony trekking / Boat rides / Sailing
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Give an example of a Lake
Lake Windermere
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Give and example of a Mountain
Scafell Pike
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Give 2 example of museums
Beatrice Potter Museum and Wordsworth Museum
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Give 2 ways the traffic is reduced
Public transport improved / Campaigns e.g. "give the driver a break" = leaflet of routes and discount at cafes for bus or train ticket holders
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Give 3 ways footpath erosion is reduced
Encourage the use of less vulnerable areas / 'Resting' popular routes by changing the liner of paths / Using more hard wearing materials for paths
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Give an example of where path erosion has been reduced
Tarn Hows - severely eroded paths were covered with soil and re-seeded, main route gravelled
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Give 2 ways wildlife is protected
Litter signs and bins at most sites / Campaigns encourage visitors to be responsible e.g. close gates and dogs on leads
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How many extra tourists are expected by when and where?
2 million extra tourists by 2018 in Cumbria
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By how much are tourists expected to increase their annual spend and where?
Increase from $1.1 to $1.5 billion
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Give 3 examples of additional attractions that farmers are encouraged to provide
Quad biking / Clay pigeon shooting / Archery
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What is being increased to bring people already year round?
Timeshare developments
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Give 2 things done to maintain tourist numbers
Improve public transport / Widespread advertising
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Give 3 places where tourists are encouraged to go outside of the National Park and why is this?
West Coast, Furness and Carlisle - Relieves pressure on main tourist areas
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Give 2 ports which are planned to be regenerated
Whitehaven and Barrow
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Give 6 examples of activities to do

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Give an example of a Lake

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Give and example of a Mountain

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Give 2 example of museums

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