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Flashcards in New Forest Deck (13):
1

Location?

-SW Hampshire
-7 miles from Southampton
-13 miles from Bournmouth

2

What year did it become a national park?

2005

3

How many tourists arrive each year?

13.5 million

4

How much money is generate from tourism every year?

£120 million

5

How many jobs are created from tourism?

2500

6

Why is New Forest attractive? (5)

-iconic ponies
-unique history
-tranquil open space
-recreation:walking, cycling, camping
-diversity of fauna and flora

7

What are the 3 main honeypot sites?

-Brockenhurst
-Lyndhurst
-Sway

8

What is a honeypot site?

An area which attracts a large number of tourists placing pressure on the enviroment

9

How is New Forest managed? (8)

-carparks
-bike racks
-litter picking
-pony proof bins
-dragon teeth
-campsites
-museum
-ZONING

10

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

11

What are negative environmental impacts of tourism in New Forest? (3)

-litter could make ponies ill
-footpath erosion
-pollution as 96% use a car

12

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

13

What is the Green Leaf Tourism scheme? (3)

-Landscape and Conservation
-Energy, Waste and Recycling
-New Forest Marquee Project