If any of you were planning a trip to England’s Lake District on the next bank holiday, I’d think again if I were you. And the end of the article about caravans and motor homes was just mind-blowing if you drive the UK roads. Boy, am I glad I live in Spain. 😀
The Lake District National Park Authority held a Visitor Poll on the 30th and 31st of May. They asked interesting questions.
Before your visit which of the following things did you do?
Use the LDNPA website to check how busy areas were. 35.5%
Plan your destination AND end up at that destination. 38.7%
Plan your destination AND change your plan enroute. 55.1%
Use social media to research your visit. 43.4%
Bring a picnic and refreshments. 42.2%
Bring a BBQ. 25.8%
Bring alcohol. 70.3%
Then they asked them; before your visit, which of the following things were you aware of.
Not all car parks are open. 58.2%
Not all toilets are open. 70.3%
Most shops are closed. 74.6%
Most food businesses are closed. 39.5%
Local people are worried about visitors not respecting social distancing. 86.7%
You should take your litter home. 34.4%
You should follow the Country Code. 12.5%
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