Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park encompasses around 720 sq miles (1,865 sq km) of some of the finest scenery in Scotland. Spectacular lochs, rivers and waterfalls are central to the beauty and culture of the area and its world renowned scenery has inspired artists and writers for centuries and is enjoyed by millions of visitors year on year.
The breath-taking landscapes of the National Park attract more than 4 million visitors each year, and our visitor research tells us:
The landscape of the National Park has been influenced throughout history by human activities such as farming, forestry and estate management as well as recreation and housing requirements. These competing demands can often have a negative impact on the National Park and lead to conflict between different user groups.
The following information about the National Park can support Geography teachers to deliver lessons on land use and conflict management. These suggested hyperlinks can give students an opportunity to process and analyse this type of data themselves.