The enchanting coastline that stretches from The Lake District down through Lancashire is home to the charming town of Morecambe and beautiful Morecambe Bay. Offering stunning views across sandy beaches and north to the mountains, as well as lots to see and do, it’s a popular place to visit when staying at Tickled Trout Hotel.
Here are our recommendations for the best things to do and attractions to visit on a day trip to Morecambe.
Stroll along the Prom
What could be more fitting at a historic English seaside town than a stroll along the Promenade? One of the highlights of a visit to Morecambe, a leisurely walk along the seafront allows you to enjoy stunning sights across the bay, admire the sculptures on display and maybe even enjoy an ice cream on the way. Don’t forget to pay homage to a comedic TV legend and stop to enjoy the statue of Eric Morecambe striking characteristically flamboyant pose!
Happy Mount Park
If you’re visiting in summer, exploring Happy Mount Park is a must, especially as there is something for all ages to enjoy. From taking in one of frequent brass band concerts to frolicking in the Splash Park, it’s an ideal place to enjoy a sunny day. With trampolines, adventure golf, beautiful gardens to admire and even a miniature train ride, the whole family will be entertained.
Take in a show at The Platform
The Platform is a unique, intriguing performance space located within the restored Edwardian railway station on the Prom. This incredible venue hosts a range of live music throughout the year including up and coming artists, local performers, and more established touring acts spanning many different genres as well as tribute acts playing all your favourite hits. It’s not just music that can be enjoyed, The Platform also hosts theatre, talks and even food festivals too.
Tour The Winter Gardens
Step inside this mesmerising Victorian Grade-II listed theatre and concert hall to admire its lavish interior and spellbinding past. Formerly hosting two performances a day during the summer season, The Winter Gardens is now open for tours every weekend. Visitors can learn about the superstars that performed here and get exclusive access to behind-the-scenes areas as they learn about the significance of this stunning venue.
Our Hotel Near Morecambe
Just over half-an-hour’s drive from the Prom, our hotel near Morecambe is an ideal place to stay when exploring the Northwest of England. Boasting comfortable rooms, impressive views over the River Ribble and situated in an ideal spot for accessing the best sights in the region, Tickled Trout Hotel is a popular choice with tourists looking to make the most of a break in Lancashire.