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Appeal: Expansion of ‘predator experience’ allowed in national park

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An inspector has approved expansion plans at a tourist attraction in the Lake District offering ‘wolf walks’ and other experiences despite harm to the area’s World Heritage Site designation, noting that the scheme would contribute £1 million to the local economy.

On this basis, inspector Siobhan Watson estimated that the business would contribute £1 million to the local economy. However, she noted, “it is essential that tourism and economic development [at WHSs] is not at the expense of the special qualities of the landscape”.

Watson agreed that the proposed layout of the development, designed to reflect the appearance of a traditional farmstead.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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