With over 300 miles of coastline, along both the north and south coasts, this has resulted in four UNESCO designations, two National Parks, five areas of outstanding natural beauty and 221 Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Indicates that Devon is extra ordinarily special.
‘Green Tourism is Sustainable Tourism – tourism which takes into account the needs of the environment, local residents, businesses, and visitors; now and in the future.’
The Green Tourism Business Scheme, 2011
A number of businesses in Devon are ‘green tourism businesses’ and actively engaging in reducing the negative environmental and social impacts which are occuring and will have a definite presence if nothing is done.