The Valleys Regional Park

Parc Rhanbarthol y Cymoedd

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VRP ERDF UMBRELLA AND CORE PROJECTS

Valleys Cycle Network
Project Sponsors - Sustrans and Local Authorities


Construction of various multi user routes that link some of the visitor centres to progress completion of the Valleys Cycle Network, including:











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The Valleys “Heart & Soul”

Project Sponsor - Capital Region Tourism


Adoption of a consistent approach to community tourism development across the Valleys celebrating heritage, culture and landscape.






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Presenting a Clean & Pleasant Environment for Visitors

Project Sponsor - Environment Agency Wales/NRW


An integrated approach to tackle the problem of fly tipping and litter within and on the approaches to the visitor centres and landscapes within other parts of the programme through enforcement, engagement and education.


Activities include:


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Enhancing the VRP Experience for Visitors
Project Sponsor - Countryside Council for Wales/NRW


The project officer sat in NRW (previously in CCW) and was part of the VRP core team working to ensure the following:


Quality standards for country parks, standards for walking and cycling routes to grade route for ease of route, links to tourism ambassador schemes, specialist interpretation advice consistently across the VRP, real best practice examples of delivering green infrastructure and a cultural landscape approach.