It takes the form of themed multiple-choice questions that test peoples knowledge about the North Wessex Downs. The tool can be used by anyone from hoteliers and visitor attractions, residents and supporters, to visitors and those who simply want to find out more.
Developed as part of “Our Land” - a sustainable tourism initiative celebrating the UK’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and National Parks – this new fun training scheme is designed to equip participants with sound knowledge of their local area.
A wide range of topics are covered - including wildlife, historic buildings, landscape features, famous people - and, after successful completion, participants can print out and display their own ‘Landscape Ambassador’ certificate.
One B&B owner who has helped to test the tool had this to say;
“I have completed the Landscape Ambassador training and passed! I was surprised how much I already knew and enjoyed learning new information about the landscape.”