To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many visitors visited (a) the Brecon Beacons, (b) the Norfolk Broads, (c) Dartmoor, (d) Snowdonia, (e) Exmoor, (f) the Lake District, (g) Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, (h) the North York Moors, (i) Northumberland, (j) the Peak District, (k) the Pembrokeshire Coast and (l) the Yorkshire Dales in (i) 1997, (ii) 1998, (iii) 1999, (iv) 2000, (v) 2001, (vi) 2002 and (vii) 2003 to date. 
Statistics are not collected annually. The last comprehensive visitor survey of the national parks was undertaken in 1994. The figures for national parks in England and Wales are given in the following table. A new survey is to be undertaken in 2004.
|National park||Visitor days|
|North York Moors||7,790,000|