Explain how different types of UK rural areas meet the motivations of different types of visitors and analyse the opportunities provided by one rural area to meet a range of motivational needs

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Sammy Djaroud

Rural Tourism

National Parks

Peak District

The Peak District is surrounded , , , , , . The Peak District is extremely popular with tourists from all over the UK and overseas. Tourist visits the Peak district to explore the wonderful mountains and caves that the place has. The Peak district gives people a chance to participate in many activities such as cycling and climbing.  

Lake District

The Lake District, also commonly known as The Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England. People visit it for the outstanding lakes that it has to offer. Tourists get a chance to go on boat trips and explore the area further. The Lake District offers a good opportunity for tourist to capture some phenomenal scenery. Waling is seen as very important in the Peak District as it gives a unique sense of tranquillity.  


Snowdonia is located in wales near  and . The  name for the area derives from , which is the highest  in  standing at 3,560 ft. People visit Snowdonia to enjoy the wonderful scenery and forests that it offers. Snowdonia is one of the wettest areas of England which makes it extremely green. The highest mountains in Snowdonia are the following: the ; the ; and the .


Dartmoor is located near Devon and Somerset. Dartmoor is really well known for having stunning rivers. There are also waterfalls and huge woodlands areas. Tourists enjoy going to explore the different natural attractions that Dartmoor offers.

The North York Moors is a national park that is geographically located in North Yorkshire, England. The moors are one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the United Kingdom. It covers an area of 1,436 km², and it has a population of about 25,000. The North York Moors National Park is a beautiful landscape of stunning moorland, spectacular coast, and ancient woodland and historic sites. The most popular activity in the North York Moors is cycling. It gives tourists the opportunity to explore the wonderful place on two wheels.

Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

The Isle of Wight, known to the ancient Romans as Vectis, is a county and the largest island of England, located in the English Channel, on average about 3 to 5 mi off the coast of Hampshire. It is an absolutely phenomenal island that has a lot to offer for tourists that visit it. The isle has some dramatic coastlines that are stunning to look at.   The island has well-conserved wildlife and some of the richest cliffs and quarries for   in Europe.

The needles offer one of the best looking mountains in the world. They offer an outstanding view.

The Malvern Hills are a range of hills in the English counties of Worcestershire, Herefordshire and a small area of northern Gloucestershire, dominating the surrounding countryside and the towns and villages of the district of Malvern. This area offers visitors a breath of fresh air, with its fantastic forests and woodland areas. This gives tourists a great chance to walk and have peace of mind.

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The Antrim Coast and Glens is an area of  in , designated as an  in 1988. This area has wonderful cliffs and coast views with the clear sea water, which offers tourists a sense of freshness and relaxation. This particular area has a unique vibe and very popular with tourists. This area offers fantastic photo opportunities with its picturesque views.  

This island is one of the only places in the UK that has palm trees. It gets good climate from the Atlantic. It is very unsual to find palm trees in the UK. This island resembles ...

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