Calderdale Engage: Community consultations

Norland Moor Visitor Survey

Norland Moor Visitor Survey


Results and Actions Taken Published


To find out who visits Norland Moor, what they do when they visit and to recruit volunteers to attend focus groups to discuss issues affecting key user groups including mountain bikers, horse riders, walkers and runners. Information gathered will be used to assist with updating the site management plan which will go out to public consultation once it is in draft form.


Julie Swift
Tel: 01422 284415

Covers Topics

Target Groups


876 survey forms were submitted prior to the closing date. The majority of visitors surveyed (91.3%) visited the site all year round with 39.8% visiting at least once a week. Most people cycle or walk on the moor (with or without a dog). Other activities done during a visit include horse riding, jogging and photography. Most visitors had very positive things to say about the moor, but the issues that were raised include dog fouling, habitat management, erosion of footpaths and cycling which were discussed further during focus group meetings in November and December 2015. Information received will be used to steer the site management plan which will be produced during spring/summer 2016 and will then go out for public consultation.

Results Documents

norlandmoor2015_resultsreport.doc [2.5 MB]

Actions Taken

The results have been used to steer questions discussed during the focus groups held during November and December 2015 which will ultimately provide guidance on the production of a site management plan.

Last updated: 31/03/2016