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Creating Quality Outdoor Experiences

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Creating Quality Outdoor Experiences

Due to popular demand and a sell out event in December, we are re-running this seminar topic on 13th February 2020, and are delighted to be returning to Hillsborough Castle and Gardens. 

Across Northern Ireland we have so many amazing cultural and environmental assets – but how do we make them into unforgettable visitor experiences? How can we ensure quality characterises our outdoor sites? Do we understand the visitor – their interests, needs and priorities? How can we make sure we get it right every time – in terms of site-specific facilities, services, accessibility, looking great and things for the kids to do?

This full-day seminar run by Outdoor Recreation NI will answer pertinent questions from understanding your audience and market potential to planning and delivering a quality visitor experience in outdoor sites. This seminar will be led by experts with years of experience in outdoor recreation marketing and product development.

The setting of the seminar in Hillsborough Castle allows Outdoor Recreation NI to showcase the transformation of this official Government residence by Historic Royal Palaces into a quality outdoor visitor experience. The Castle’s 100 acres of outdoor space includes the Yew Tree Walk, 18th-century Walled Garden, the Granville Garden, Lady Alice’s Temple and the Lost Garden. In addition, visitors using the outdoor space can now avail of a quality cafe and shop. Cumulatively, these changes have opened up Hillsborough Castle to an unprecedented degree and has resulted in a quality outdoor recreation site being developed.

Date: Thursday 13th February, 10:00am – 4.00pm
Venue: Privy Council Chamber, Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, The Square, Hillsborough, BT26 6AG
Cost: £50 (Refreshments and lunch are provided as part of the ticket price)

Places are limited to 30.

As spaces are limited please book early to avoid disappointment. This will be the last chance to attend a training seminar on this topic.

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NIEA DoE N&M DC Biodiversity

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