The North Lancaster Canal Towpath Trail Survey Question Title * 1. What is your postcode? Question Title * 2. Which age bracket represents you? Under 15 15-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ Question Title * 3. What do you use Lancaster Canal for? Walking Cycling Boating Running Commuting to work To access green space To enjoy with family Other (please specify) Question Title * 4. In your opinion, what is the worst thing about Lancaster Canal and or the current towpath footpath from Tewitfield to Kendal? Question Title * 5. What do you think is the best thing about Lancaster Canal? Question Title * 6. How often do you use Lancaster Canal? Question Title * 7. If you could positively change one thing about Lancaster Canal, what would it be? Question Title * 8. One of LCRP’s ideas is to create high profile annual sporting or personal challenge events, such as a canoeathon (a triathalon with a canal canoeing instead of swimming), these types of events could attract 1000+ to the area would you be: In favour of positively promoting the area via events Likely to support Likely to volunteer as a steward Likely to benefit as a local business Unlikely to support Totally opposed to the idea Question Title * 9. Another LCRP idea is to create canal hubs to provide canal interpretation and visitor welcome centres for increased canal visitors, do you think this idea is: Necessary, the interpretation and celebration of the canal is poor Quite good, interpretation is needed Quite good, facilities to encourage visitors – especially car parking – are poor Not necessary, canal visitors already feel welcome Question Title * 10. Have you been to the Lune Aqueduct? Yes No Unsure Question Title * 11. If yes, how would you rate the experience? Enjoyable and interesting – I learned a lot about the Canal and how it was built Pleasant – nice views but nothing much to do. Did not stay long. Poor – the interpretation was poor and I learned little Dreadful – not sure what the fuss is about. Question Title * 12. If LCRP were to develop a sympathetically designed and located visitor hub and café at the aqueduct would you be: In favour and enthusiastically support (and possibly volunteer) In favour and be a regular visitor In favour and be an occasional visitor Not bothered by the idea and will probably not visit Opposed to the idea Strongly opposed to the idea Question Title * 13. LCRP aim to improve the signage and visibility of Lancaster Canal to make it easier to access and navigate (particularly in the Northern section) – do you think LCRP should do this? Strongly Agree Agree Neither agree or disagree Disagree Strongly disagree Why? Question Title * 14. Have you walked or cycled between Kendal and Lancaster along the canal? Yes No Question Title * 15. (If answered yes) Was the experience memorable? Question Title * 16. Would you recommend it to others? Yes (in its current state) Yes (if it was improved) No (there are better things to do in the area) No (the route is too difficult to follow and use) Question Title * 17. LCRP aim to do the following, which in your opinion needs to happen first? Please rank 1 to 5. 1 2 3 4 5 Improve path surfaces 1 2 3 4 5 Improve interpretation 1 2 3 4 5 Improve signage 1 2 3 4 5 Create events 1 2 3 4 5 Create visitor interpretation centres Question Title * 18. How popular do you think a continuous accessible trail between Kendal and Lancaster would be amongst local people? Very popular Popular unsure unpopular Question Title * 19. Amongst visitors? Very popular Popular Unsure Unpopular Page1 / 1 100% of survey complete. Submit - Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey.