We want to make the Welsh coastal path a sustainable foodie destination by promoting local food businesses and Wales' natural wealth of year-round wild food.
How can we connect communities and visitors along the Wales Coast Path?
Before you submit an idea please read the problems we identified Could your idea help solve any of these problems?
Remember the best ideas can win a slice of £125 000 in funding to get started.
The problems are grouped into 7 main themes:
Theme 1: Facilities for all
Theme 2: Opportunities for business
Theme 3: Community engagement
Theme 4: Accessible information
Theme 5: Infrastructure
Theme 6: Funding and Policy Making
Theme 7: Making plans
Theme 8: Marketing, communications and branding
Theme 9: Geography and environment
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The Challenge closed at 12 noon on 2 May 2012
Let's get rid of the Web Designer! Let's get rid of a 'closed', app which no one knows about! Let's get rid of the Sensor-editor.... and nurture an educated community who can be taught very, very simply how to create a Living Path! All along the route local societies and communities can build their very own Wikipedia articles, geo-tagged for Augmented Reality and maps in Cymraeg or English.
The Wales Coast Path should be an engine for regeneration and prosperity - encouraging businesses to launch and expand along its 870 miles, bringing jobs and opportunities to local residents. 'Growing Routes' will be a web-based system designed to identify and develop business opportunities on the path, through gap analysis, mentorship and sharing experiences. Prospective business owners will use it to identify opportunities ...more »
This highly intuitive use of digital technology, downloadable to over 86% of the smartphone market, combines creatively designed content that is unique to the area, providing bespoke visitor experiences that promote local and visitor engagement with the community; thereby increasing visitor numbers, dwell time, spend and repeat visitors to the Wales Coastal Path and the surrounding communities.
We aim to use site specific AR content delivered through smartphone apps to increase awareness of the importance of language, place and history to coastal communities. This will positively enhance the experience of visitors to the path and provide an opportunity for dialogue with the local inhabitants.