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Places Of Interest In Morecambe

Morecambe Golf Club, Morecambe Bay Holidays.

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Come to visit us in Morecambe, located in a first-class position on the promenade, with uninterrupted views of Morecambe Bay and Lake District fells. Nearby Facilities include Golf Course and Bowls at Happy Mount Park.

Close by is the beautiful village of Heysham. Furthermore we are the gateway to the Lake District. Lancaster can spend another fun-filled packed day in close.

The St Winifred's Hotel Morecambe is on the northwest tip of the Lancashire coast. The hotel is in the center of the popular coastal resort, over-looking magnificent Morecambe Bay; it is few minutes from the historic city of Lancaster and is rightly called the gateway to the Lake District.

We have listed a few places of interest we think you may find interesting. If you feel anything else should be included contact us.
Gateway To the Lake District :

Morecambe often referred to as the gateway to the Lake District. You can walk, cycle and splash about in the beautiful Lake District to your heart’s content. With more than 3,500 kilometres of rights of way and 12 of the largest lakes in England, there's something for everyone!

You can potter around charming Lakeland towns and villages, explore the history of the area at its castles and historical houses, enjoy the great variety of attractions or have some family fun at the many events taking place all year round. Whatever the weather, there is something for everyone.

Distance: 33 miles approx.




Yorkshire Dales National Park :

Established in 1954, the Yorkshire Dales National Park has outstanding scenery, a range of wildlife habitats and a rich cultural heritage. It’s a special place – a fantastic outdoor arena for recreation and peaceful relaxation and a haven for wildlife.

The Yorkshire Dales & Forest of Bowland offers a wide range of things to do and see, including outdoor activities such as climbing, caving, walking, cycling, pony trekking, canoeing, sailing & windsurfing. There is also a wide range of indoor activities in and around the Yorkshire Dales with historic buildings which are open to the public including Sizergh Castle, Levens Hall with its famous topiary gardens and deer park & Lancaster Castle.

Distance: 37 miles approx.




Wrights Leisure Corporate, Quads and Paintball Centre :

Morecambe and surrounding areas offers something for everyone. For the more daring ones why not visit Wrights Leisure Corporate, Quads and Paintball Centre, you can race around a ¾ mile woodland track on a quad bike or if you’re really daring then try the off road 4 X 4 experience and if your athleticism is higher than usual, why not shoot some paintballs to take out the opposition team or to capture the flag from the opposition fort.

Distance: 5 miles approx.






Crook O’Lune:

This is a popular and attractive spot, where the River Lune meanders in a big curve through tree-lined banks. Yours to escape to whenever you want Crook O'Lune offers excellent fishing, walking and rambling in the Lune Valley. The beauty of the Crook O' Lune was captured by the artist JMW Turner, and described by the poets Thomas Gray (of Gray’s "Elegy") and William Wordsworth which made it an attractive picnic spot.

Distance: 5 miles approx.



Eric Morecambe Statue:

Unveiled by the Queen in 1999, the slightly larger than life-sized statue depicts Eric Morecambe in one of his characteristic poses with a pair of binoculars around his neck (he was a keen ornithologist). The Statue is set against the stunning backdrop of Morecambe Bay and the Lake District hills and people queue to have their photo taken alongside the Statue.

Distance: 1 mile approx.



Seaside town of Morecambe:

The seaside town of Morecambe looks out across the magnificent sweep of Morecambe Bay to the Lakeland Fells. Walk the promenade and you will find excellent new sea-defences incorporating award-winning public art golden sandy beaches.




Morecambe Golf course:

Morecambe Golf Club is a private members club situated on the north-west tip of the Lancashire coast. As a golfing destination, Morecambe Golf Club has gained an enviable reputation for both the quality of its clubhouse facilities and 18 hole golf course and offers visiting golfers a wholehearted welcome. Time after time visitors comment that "...they never realised this little gem of a course existed!"

Distance: 1 mile approx.



Leighton Hall:

The historic home of the world-renowned Gillow furniture making family, Leighton Hall is a stunning location for a day out, an exclusive wedding or extraordinary corporate event and it is only 15 minutes from the Crown Hotel.
Its romantic Gothic towers, acres of beautiful gardens and trained birds of prey annually lure thousands of visitors who are as enthralled with Leighton's fascinating heritage as they are captivated by the breathtaking beauty of their surroundings.

Distance: 7 miles approx.



Leighton RSPB Bird Reserve:

The largest remaining reed bed in north-west England, with shallow mere's and fringing sedge and woodland, attracts a wonderful range of wildlife to Leighton Moss. Among its special birds are breeding bitterns, bearded tits and marsh harriers, with water rails and pochards, and its mammals include roe and red deer.
You can take your pick of long or short nature trails - shorter ones are suitable for wheelchairs and pushchair's.
Of the five bird watching hides, four have wheelchair access. Children, as well as adults, will enjoy finding out more about the reserve from the imaginative displays in the visitor centre.

Distance: 8 miles approx.




 
 
 
 
 
 
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