Tourism and recreation
Tourism, in the context of land-based sector, is considered in terms of business development, access to the countryside, field sports and outdoor & adventure recreation.Rural businesses typically service the demand for accommodation and participation in a range of leisure activities.
- usage surveys
- riparian topics and associated economic gains
- an increasingly important factor in the economic activity of rural areas drawing visitors involved in walking, climbing, cycling, horse riding, canoeing, sailing and air sports
- visitor attractions
- destination management
A number of universities and colleges specialise in tourism and leisure management with relevance to the rural sector. Sheffield Hallam University is host to the Countryside Recreation Network
OpenFields brings together authoritative tourism and recreational information from universities, colleges and the industry.
A sample of Items held in the Tourism and recreation category
- 1073: State of the countryside
- A Gorgeous Day Out; The Iron Trail
- 561: Why Farming matters - to Britain's rural life and culture
- Preventing or controlling ill health from animal contact at visitor attractions - summary of control measures
- Farming in the High Peak: Upper Booth Farm
- Farm diversification: are you liable for non-domestic rates?
- Recreational use of forests and disturbance of wildlife – a literature review.
- Impact of Horses on Land Use and Rural Economy in a Sector of the Severn Vale
- Sustainable uplands: Learning to manage future change
- Angling in the rural environment: Would more anglers be good for our countryside?
Subcategories within Tourism and recreation
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The OpenFields Library is a free online library contains items of interest to practitioners and researchers in the agricultural and landbased industries.