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This "green" part of the web site is designed for existing or prospective woodland landowners, managers or tenants. Many will be newcomers to commercial recreation and will be seeking new ways to make money from their land and woods.

The best place to start is in the "helping you" section. This part of the site helps you search for commercial recreation activities that might be applicable in woodland. Each activity is associated with a series of relevant case studies and invaluable information notes to help you decide what might work for you.

Introduction to woodland recreation

Bike in the air!!!
"Sustainable tourism and countryside recreation are positive concepts intended to reduce the tensions and friction created by the complex interactions between the tourism industry, visitors, the environment and the host communities. It is an approach which involves working for the long-term viability and quality of both natural and human resources. It is not anti-growth but it acknowledges that there are limits to growth”. ( Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Bramwell & Lane, 1993).