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Cover for Hypotheses about recreational congestion: tests in the Forest of Dean (England) and wider management implications.

The issue of overcrowding and over-use of recreational sites is addressed, and various hypotheses discussed on the relationship between crowding and recreationist satisfaction. These are illustrated by reference to a study carried out in the Forest of Dean, UK, in 1984.

Author(s)
Price, C.; Chambers, T. W. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A review of ecology and camping requirements in the ancient woodlands of the New Forest, England.

Author(s)
Johnson, D.; Clark, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From wasteland to woodland to 'Little Switzerland': environmental and recreational management in place, culture and time.

This chapter applies to a specific site some of the more recent cultural conceptualizations of the place and significance of trees. The site is the former Camerton colliery coal mine spoil heap in the Somerset coalfield of SW England, which was acquired by the local community as an open space in...

Author(s)
Cloke, P.; Jones, O.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Writing an environmental plan for the Community Forest of Mercia, England.

The methodology used to produce an environmental plan for the Forest of Mercia in the UK Midlands (one of 12 Community Forests in the country) is described as an example of a fully integrated planning process specifically designed to allow environmental issues to be considered in their proper local ...

Author(s)
Hunt, G.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Implementing environmental management systems in forest tourism: the case of Center Parcs.

An account is given of the environmental management system for forest tourism used by the organization Center Parcs, a leading UK short-break holiday organization.

Author(s)
Collins, B.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Glastonbury: a tourist town for all seasons.

This paper considers the history and pseudo-history of Glastonbury (England, UK) and its allure for pilgrim-tourists. It examines the 5 visitor groups (Christian pilgrims, Avalonian pilgrims, New Age pilgrims, Glastonbury festivallers, and shopping pilgrims) who lay claim to the use of the tourist...

Author(s)
Digance, J.; Cusack, C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Narratives of sexuality, identity and relationships in leisure and tourism places.

This chapter explores how the dynamics of sexualities, genders and identities (key expressions of cultural politics) are played out in the liminal places of tourism and leisure environments, focusing in particular on the case of Manchester's Gay Village. In order to explore sexuality and spatial...

Author(s)
Pritchard, A.; Morgan, N.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996783)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Historic landscape restoration: case studies of site recovery in post-industrial South Yorkshire, England.

This paper draws on findings from four distinct but related case studies on site recovery in post-industrial South Yorkshire, England, UK. Together, they highlight the potential for restoration and recovery of historic landscapes. They also highlight important issues of a lack of holistic thinking...

Author(s)
Rotherham, I. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930745)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The vulnerability of peripheral tourism: the rapid disenchantment of peripheral attraction.

This chapter explores the impacts of foot-and-mouth disease on peripheral tourist destinations. Its theoretical orientation is that tourists are attracted to the 'otherness' of peripheral places; that while such places stand different, this conception of difference can rapidly shift from attraction ...

Author(s)
Irvine, W.; Anderson, A. R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931773)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter

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