A Lake District for Everyone: Blurring the boundaries
Earlier this year we were commissioned by the Lake District National Park Partnership to identify actions that would increase their visitor diversity. The results of our research and report have now been fed into the consultation on the Partnership Management Plan which is out for public consultation and can be found here.
Our high level recommendations based to address the challenge faced
Recommendation 1: Re-define engagement success and blur the boundaries of the Lake District National Park, for example through outreach activities.
Recommendation 2: Create Outdoor Provider Partnerships
Recommendation 3: Change Organisational Representation
Recommendation 4: Develop a ‘Warm Welcome’ certificated training scheme
Recommendation 5: Ensure Rangers and visitor facing staff and volunteers have an education focus
Recommendation 6: Put user voice at the heart of developing and sharing information
Recommendation 7: Create new formal engagement pathways
Read the full Lake District for Everyone consultation and background information, including more detail on the above recommendations, here.