Sub-Section 3: What does our town offer tourists? Edit
a.What are the main tourist or visitor activities in the town or nearby?
b.Are there any specialist tourism enterprises, such as language schools or conference centres that may encourage people to visit the area? If so, what proportion of visitors use these facilities?
Consider both major activities (for example, festivals, sports events, key landmarks, etc), and smaller scale activities (for example, footpaths, cycle ways/cycle hire, etc).
Q7. What are the transport links
a.To the town in the first instance (for example, road and rail)
b.For visitors once they have arrived (for example, buses, and hire cars)?
Consider whether there are viable alternatives to private cars.
(Worksheets EN1 Q10; S3 Q1,4; T1; T2; T3 also refer to public transport or travel)
Q8. How accessible is the town and its facilities for people with disabilities?
(Worksheets T3 also refers to disability issues)
Q9. What is the range and capacity of accommodation available with respect to these grades:
Caravan and camping
a.Does the town enter any national competitions, such as 'Britain in Bloom'?
b.Do the surrounding villages enter the 'Best Kept Village'?
(Worksheets EN1; EN2; EN3; S3 Q7,11 also refer to environmental quality)
Q11. Food directory
Is there a local food directory for the town and surrounding hinterland?
a.How is it produced?
b.Who is it distributed to?
c.How often is it updated?
(Worksheets EN2 Q13; EN3 Q5; S5 Q9 also refer to food)