Places and People



Green and blue spaces matter to people, especially when they are local or in the form of a protected area such as AONB or National Parks. They help to shape the way we live our lives, how we feel about ourselves and others and together with their economic and spatial features, our perceptions of and experiences in our green and blue spaces, affects our sense of mental, social and collective wellbeing and ultimately our health.

One of the most important qualities found in these areas is tranquillity.....



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“The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.” Sir David Attenborough