Forestry Statistics 2008 - Recreation

Woodland visit characteristics

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Table 5.4 shows the main characteristics of recreation visits, where the main destination of visit was woodland, from the first four full calendar years of the Scottish Recreation Survey.

Table 5.4 Woodland visit characteristics - Scotland, 2004-2007

Woodland visit characteristics

2004

2005

2006

2007

per cent

Main activity during visit

          Walking

76

78

79

79

          Family Outing

8

5

6

5

          Cycling

6676

Main transport

          On foot

46455750

          Car/ van

47483841

          Cycling

4525

Distance travelled

          Up to 2 miles

18213328

          Over 2, up to 5 miles

36313336

          Over 5, up to 20 miles

25282223

          Over 20 miles

21201213

Duration of visit (round trip)

          Up to 1 hour

20131722

          1 - less than 2 hours

30324143

          2 - less than 3 hours

14191814

          3 hours or more

36362421

Frequency of visit to main destination

          At least once a day

27263438

          Several times a week

25

14

27

21

          Once a week

810129

          1-2 times a month

15161113

          Less often

19261211

          First ever visit

5746

Accompanied by dog

50505758

Not National Statistics.

Source: Scottish Recreation Survey, carried out by TNS.

Notes:

1. Per cent of respondents whose main destination of last visit was woodland.

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