Every few months we ask you to complete the survey for the National Coastal Tourism Academy. The results are used to lobby government for more support and to plan future marketing activities. You can see the latest results here.
Food & Drink Event
DEFRA have asked us to tell you about their forthcoming event for Yorkshire Food & Drink businesses. You can register now for a free Food and Drink Growth Masterclass on business finance, business growth, and routes to market.
The event will include masterclasses on finance, innovation and resilience, routes to market covering public procurement, exports, retail and tourism. Additionally, experts will be on hand to provide individual advice and recommendations – come prepared with your questio…
Cycling Tourism Toolkit
A new Cycling Tourism Toolkit has been produced to help businesses to take advantage of the increased interest in cycling. You can download the Cycling Tourism Toolkit here
Don't forget to also take a look at the North York Moors National Park's other cycling friendly activity here.
Coastal business survey
Great Big Green Week
The Great Big Green Week is the UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature.
Between 24 September and 2 October this year, Great Big Green Week will unleash a wave of support for action to protect the planet. Tens of thousands of people in every corner of the country will celebrate the heartfelt, brave, everyday actions being taken to stand up for nature and fight climate change.
The North York Moors National Park is working on several activit…
Results of National Coastal Tourism Academy business survey
We sometimes ask you to contribute to the National Coastal Tourism Academy survey. They gather information to help plan campaigns and lobby government for additional support.
The latest results can be seen here: Coastal Business Survey results 2022_wave 2 June.pdf.
Some of the Yorkshire findings are slightly different to the national picture - you can see these differences here: NCTA business survey_Yorkshire Coast_June 22.docx.
Accessible tourism - an important market
If you think of 'accessible tourism' as important but hard to understand, think again. And if you think all disabled visitors are in wheelchairs and you can't necessarily cater for them, think again. You may be missing out on a huge market. We've added some information and resources to the Accessibility page - take a look and see how you can benefit, and make 20% of the population happy!
Eden Camp Leaflet Exchange
The Eden Camp leaflet distribution day will take place on Wednesday, 30th March. This is an opportunity for accommodation providers to pick up leaflets from attractions and event organisers - and have a good chat with industry colleagues too.
Please see this leaflet for all the details. You'll need to take a copy with you to gain entry.
Dark skies and counting stars
Photo: Byland Abbey by Steve Bell
The Dark Skies Festival starts this Friday. Thanks to those businesses who’ve already been promoting it on their social channels. It’s a fantastic opportunity to encourage visitors to experience the tranquillity and spectacular night scapes of the North York Moors. Don’t forget you can use the Image library.
When using images from the image library, please remember to always credit the photographer. Although we provide images for you to use in your marketing, …
North York Moors 2040 - we want your views
You may remember earlier in the year we asked for your thoughts to help the North York Moors National Park Authority create a new Management Plan. It’s one of the most important documents we produce and sets out a long-term vision for the National Park.
The draft Management Plan has now been published. We need your comments as the individuals and businesses who represent and work in the tourism sector. It will directly affect the North York Moors National Park’s future objectives and actions…