Flashcards in New Forest Deck (13):
-7 miles from Southampton
-13 miles from Bournmouth
What year did it become a national park?
How many tourists arrive each year?
How much money is generate from tourism every year?
How many jobs are created from tourism?
Why is New Forest attractive? (5)
-tranquil open space
-recreation:walking, cycling, camping
-diversity of fauna and flora
What are the 3 main honeypot sites?
What is a honeypot site?
An area which attracts a large number of tourists placing pressure on the enviroment
How is New Forest managed? (8)
-pony proof bins
What are some negative economic impacts of tourism in New Forest? (3)
-prices are raised for locals
-jobs are low paid and seasonal
-big businesses want to move it
What are negative environmental impacts of tourism in New Forest? (3)
-litter could make ponies ill
-pollution as 96% use a car
What are the negative social of tourism in New Forest? (3)
-local inhabitants can't get around in summer
-young people move away due to high house prices
-local shops suffer as tourism is seasonal