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Nature-based recreation substantially benefits human wellbeing, for example, by improving physical and mental health. However, recreation can also have severe ecological impacts. The recreational value of landscapes and natural areas is often used to generate support for public spending in...

Author(s)
Mancini, F.; Coghill, G. M.; Lusseau, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Ecology, 2019, 56, 2, pp 387-397
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Planning the coastline: England and Wales 1960-1970.

This chapter looks at the process of coastal planning research and implementation that evolved in England and Wales in the period 1960-70. The recommendations of the 1970 coastal plans for England and Wales with respect to tourism and recreation, among others, are highlighted.

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Aquaculture is an important industry for rural Scotland, in particular for the west coast and the islands. Tourism is also important to Scotland's economy and depends heavily on the country's landscape. Targeted research was undertaken to assess whether fish farming impacts tourism in coastal areas ...

Author(s)
Nimmo, F.; Cappell, R.; Huntington, T.; Grant, A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture Research, 2011, 42, s1, pp 132-141
Abstract

It is widely recognized that healthy ecosystems can provide considerable benefits to people, including food, timber, freshwater, protection from floods and much of what we call quality of life. A global review of these ecosystem services carried out as part of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment...

Author(s)
Acreman, M. C.; Harding, R. J.; Lloyd, C.; McNamara, N. P.; Mountford, J. O.; Mould, D. J.; Purse, B. V.; Heard, M. S.; Stratford, C. J.; Dury, S. J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Hydrological Sciences Journal, 2011, 56, 8, pp 1543-1565
Abstract

Questionnaires were completed by 2306 beach users at 19 Welsh beaches with respect to beach selection parameters. The modal group of respondents was female aged 30-39. Beach choice was primarily determined by clean litter-free sand and seawater, followed by safety. Refreshment facilities and beach...

Author(s)
Tudor, D. T.; Williams, A. T.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Area, 2006, 38, 2, pp 153-164
Abstract

Garden visiting is a popular activity in Great Britain. This paper identifies the historical antecedents and accompanying development of garden visiting as a form of tourism and recreation, focusing on the management of gardens open to the public in both time and space. Such an approach reveals...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 2, pp 185-201
Abstract

A literature review on the relationship between transport and tourism reveals that tourism research has focused primarily on an evaluation of transport as a means to an end rather than as a contextual component of the tourism offering, especially at the destination. This paper evaluates the concept ...

Author(s)
Lumsdon, L.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2000, 8, 5, pp 361-377
Abstract

This article describes the implications that the trend for holidays based on nature, culture and outdoor activities will have for Europe's national and nature parks, and for other areas that aim to protect the continent's dwindling resource of unspoilt nature and landscapes. The impact that tourism ...

Author(s)
Simpson, R.
Citation
Ecodecision, 1996, No. 20, pp 40-42
Abstract

An historical geographical approach is applied to the field of recreation and tourism. A wide panorama of material from a number of different disciplines is presented, and this is accompanied with informative original maps and diagrams spanning a period from the 16th century to the early 20...

Author(s)
Towner, J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
An historical geography of recreation and tourism in the western world: 1540-1940., 1996, pp viii + 312 pp.
Abstract

This chapter provides a review of the work of Professor Bill Carter, from the Department of Environmental Studies at the University of Ulster, UK, on coastal tourism and recreation and its environmental impact in Ireland, although rounding out the study to include some other aspects of the...

Author(s)
Pollard, J.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Ireland, Maynooth, UK
Citation
Irish tourism development., 1994, pp 61-77

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