Posts Tagged ‘ National Parks ’

Going for a walk

Mar 22nd, 2020 | By

One opportunity widely available to us is to venture into our parks, (although some are closed) open-air spaces and gardens whcih are beginning to burst with new growth.

Visiting our national parks

Apr 10th, 2019 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

Visitors will head to the national parks on both sunny and inclement days for the walking, the scenery, the enjoyment and the opportunity to just clear the mind’s cobwebs!

A new national park in Scotland?

Jun 6th, 2017 | By

One wonders why the SNP government cannot support the idea of more national parks and more Scottish economic growth particularly at a time when the EY Scottish Item Club says that the Scottish economy is showing signs of slowing faster than the rest of the UK.

An awfully big adventure

Oct 15th, 2016 | By

Kaye Holland explores Hawaii’s Big Island and discovers that this Pacific Ocean outpost has many dimensions beyond the beach

Buses and tourism

Jun 12th, 2016 | By

Hardly mentioned in the introduction of the second reading of the bill into the House of Lords was the subject of tourism and how it is integrated with buses.

Visited a national park? 73% of the Welsh have

Nov 15th, 2013 | By

12 million people a year visit the three Welsh national parks a new report says. And they spend £1 billion a year which I make is over £83 for each and every visitor.

Enjoy the National Parks

Jul 29th, 2009 | By

This is National Parks Week. Not only that but it is 60 years since the first one was opened. Unfortunately the weather hasn’t been kind to them this week. I was going to write about this yesterday but it was raining so I thought, wait a day, things might improve. It hasn’t. It’s raining again this morning. And to be fair, even though the scenery is wonderful, it does help if you’re not squelching through puddles. In 1951, the first national park came about, the
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