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Visitor Surveyors needed!

- We need your help for our summer Visitor Survey

Nichola Penn

Posted by Nichola Penn on 16 June 2014

Visitor Surveyors needed! Understanding more about how many visitors come to the Quantocks and what they do when they are here is an important part of our work. But we can’t do it without you!

Volunteers are needed for the the Quantock Hills Visitor Survey.  If you would like to help collect vital information that will help the AONB Service plan how we improve the way visitors experience the Quantocks, we would love to hear from you.

We need help from volunteers to collect information in 6 beauty spots around the Quantock Hills; surveys will be happening throughout the summer across the whole of the hills, and there will be a training evening on Monday 23rd June to find out more.

The information gathered in this survey will enable us to get a great picture of what experiences visitors have of the hills, how successful our visitor management policies are and what decisions need to be made for the future. We need to know information such as: When people visit the Quantocks do they mostly stay overnight, or just come for the day? How much do they spend? What kind of accommodation is preferred by visitors? Which spots are visited the most? What is the range of activities people do, things like that.

If you would like to get involved please contact me, the Quantock Hills Volunteer Coordinator, (My full name is Nichola Penn) on .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call the office on 01823 451884 and for more details. I really look forward to hearing from you.





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