Shropshire Council

Shropshire’s Great Outdoors Annual Public Survey - Jan-Mar 2019

  • Period: 14 January 2019 - 31 March 2019
  • Status: Open
  • Audiences: Everyone
  • Topics: Leisure and culture
  • Type: Public

Visitor survey 2019

About us

The Shropshire Outdoor Partnerships Service is the part of Shropshire Council that maintains and develops recreational access, conserves and enhances the natural environment and encourages people to improve their wellbeing by being active outdoors.

The service maintains and protects public rights of way, country parks, countryside and heritage sites, greenspaces and play areas, and supports the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership.

Working with local communities across Shropshire, our priorities are to conserve and enhance the natural environment, improve people’s health and wellbeing and support the local tourism economy.

About this survey

Shropshire’s Great Outdoors Strategy 2018-28 sets out the strategic direction for the management and development of publicly accessible greenspace, rights of way and other access in the unitary authority area of Shropshire, aiming to inspire action to improve health, prosperity and happiness by cherishing Shropshire’s great outdoors. The strategy fulfils the statutory requirement of a rights of way improvement plan, but broadens the remit to deliver across multiple policy areas and to integrate activity across local authority services and partner organisations.

This strategy has been developed in partnership with a range of key organisations and users and informed by data analysis and research. To help define our services we undertake an annual user satisfaction survey.

We'd like to hear from you, even if you don't use rights of way, parks, play areas or countryside sites, so we can understand what the barriers to participation are.

Please take the time to complete our short questionnaire which you can access by clicking on the "How to get involved tab" at the top of the page, and help us to develop and improve the service. If you take part in a number of activities that make use of facilities in different ways and for which you would give different responses, eg for walking with friends and riding, you can fill in this survey for each activity.

Resources to deliver the strategy are under increasing pressure and your responses will help us to identify key areas for priority in the future. The results will also help us to identify those less valued areas of the service which we could give a lower priority.

The survey should only take about ten minutes of your time, depending on how much detail you give when answering the questions.

Thank you for taking part.

If you have any comments about the survey please let us know: outdoor.recreation@shropshire.gov.uk

Take a look at the results from the 2018 survey.

To take our short online survey and help us to develop and improve the service, and prioritise future activity, just click on the green button.

Complete the survey »

Data protection

Information collected in our surveys will only be used by us (Shropshire Council) to inform the immediate and future provision of our services. The information you provide will be kept confidential in accordance with our Privacy Policy. It will not be shared outside of Shropshire Council. Information collected via our online surveys (hosted on the Surveymonkey website) will be stored on SurveyMonkey’s servers in the United States of America and SurveyMonkey gives an undertaking never to disclose the survey questions or your responses to others without permission.