• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Windsor is a major sight seeing area.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

WINDSOR Windsor is a major sight seeing area. Windsor is a very is a very successful tourist centre. It has a variety of historic and modern interests e.g. Lego Land, Windsor Castle. A tourist is a person who visits places out of interest; they will usually stay at least one night. (Extract from Collins dictionary). There is a growing conflict between the residents of Windsor and the increasing amount of tourists visiting. Population density is increasing resulting in rise in pollution, crowded buses and increase in prices that will affect locals which will annoy them. Even though the locals resent the tourists being there they contribute in a huge way .e.g. income, good reputation and tourists recommending holiday destination to friends. Tourists also create a huge need for jobs and offering vacancies for lots of people. Our journey to Windsor is west from QPCS. Windsor is 18 miles away and takes 55 mins approximately. As we went Windsor we went through A406, A40, and A412 and then lastly went through the M4. ...read more.

Middle

There were lots of restaurants and cafes around for tourists to chill out. When we first arrived in Windsor, our tour guide ms.Doona (teacher) took us on a tour around Windsor and showed us old pubs which had been kept to look historical. In my were, Kerron, Ashton, Lee, we walked down to Peasecod street and near the river to interview randomly selected individuals to answer our surveys. We used the approach and politely interviewed people which gave us 100 percent feedback and success, we were able to obtain information easily and quickly. We rejected other methods, why, because it was the easiest, and most efficient. We never actually encountered any major problems apart from some individuals rejecting our survey. It is better to have a range of opinions so you can get a more balanced and reliable result. After we completed our interviewing, Kerron, Lee, Ashton and myself went to MC DONALDS and had lunch, after that we were told that we meet back at Windsor castle. ...read more.

Conclusion

Some residents do avoid areas where tourists are found, as my survey proves, especially in Thames. Tourists invade the privacy of locals by asking directions. These problems are avoided by Windsor putting up more sign posts, so tourist and residents don't interact with each other. EVALUATION I reckon I could have made my project better by adding more picture and postcards, I could have produced it quicker if there weren't problems due to my printer. If I could do it again, I would improve my introduction and add much more detail to my methodology. I would have also included more graphs and more bar charts which would have made my survey much more reliable. I also would have made a stricter time table for myself and try to meet deadlines quicker, and followed my teacher instructions and followed the good advice Ms Doona gave us. I should also have used the internet to my advantage and write more about the advantage card and got more maps. I think that there was some good points in my work such as my introduction and my analysis, I should have overall done most things to a higher standard. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Human Geography section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Human Geography essays

  1. Tourism In Windsor

    Litter and pollution make it increasingly difficult in Windsor to maintain cleanliness in the environment. Parking difficulties can cause conflict between residents and tourists, and make it tricky for either residents or tourists (or both) to actually travel anywhere or find a decent parking space which is convenient for them.

  2. Does the Bentalls Shopping Centre in Kingston Upon Thames meet the needs of the ...

    Some inaccuracies occurred for this aim. In my results there was someone from Oxford who answered the questionnaire. If I had drawn Oxford into the sphere of influence, it would have extended much further Northwest. I don't' think that Oxford lies within the Bentalls centre's sphere of influence but I added it in because I felt

  1. Betws-y-Coed Coursework Investigate the physical and human features that attracts tourists to an ...

    Land Use Plotting (Betws-y-Coed) Questionnaire (Betws-y-Coed) Pedestrian Count Survey (Betws-y-Coed) Measurement of Footpath Erosion (Betws-y-Coed and Swallow Falls) Traffic Survey (Betws-y-Coed) Environmental Index (Betws-y-Coed) Litter Survey (Betws-y-Coed) Types of Shops (Betws-y-Coed) It was not possible to complete all the field study work individually in the time we had available so

  2. Geography Project GCSE

    WHERE HAVE YOU TRAVELED FROM TODAY? This question is used within the 1st and 3rd hypothesis in order to establish the desire lines for the S.O.I in the 1st hypothesis and the distance shoppers are willing to travel compared to the frequency of visits to the shopping centre.

  1. Has the regeneration of the Quayside Area along the River Tyne been a success?

    An Underground network provides a service and makes profit. It's an efficient way of travelling around the city. Environmental improvements As regeneration can be seen as an incentive to keep the place clean, people will respect the buildings more

  2. Investigate the physical and human features that attracts tourists to an area and the ...

    Tourists often use Betws-y-Coed as a 'base' where they can rest and/or collect supplies for the day. These supplies may be for mountain climbing, forest walks, sightseeing, bird watching, water activities and others. Location and Description of Betws-y-Coed Betws-y-Coed has an ordnance survey map reference of 90SH7956.

  1. How Quality of life varies in Windsor.

    better schools and parks in suburbia than in the CBD. The quality of houses is also higher in suburbia, the houses are larger and better equipped and have bigger gardens, and they often have more off road parking. 2. Quality of life is greater in residential areas away from main

  2. In the southeast corner of Berkshire and situated between Reading and the Surrey border ...

    Using methods such as isoline maps. Hypotheses * The Number of pedestrians will decrease the further you get away from the central business district * The amount of traffic will increase the further out I get from the CBD * The land in the central business district will be mainly commercial for example things like retail goods.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work