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Morecambe - South Beach

Morecambe, Lancashire

A traditional english seaside town with sandy beaches and a long promenade offering views over the extensive sands of Morecambe bay. Loads of entertainments and amusements along with fish and chips and ice-creams.

Beach Type

Sand/shingle

Facilities

There is a promenade offereing easy access to the beach
Deckchair hire
Toilets and first aid and lost child services are available with the lifeguards

Activities

Lots of funfair rides and amusements
Watersports such as windsurfing or boating
There is a cinema and bowling alley for those wet-weather days

Nature and Wildlife

A long. victorian style promenade.

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

Yes

Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned regularly and there are litter bins available.

Dogs

Dogs are banned from the beach.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

MORECAMBE TIC Old Station Buildings. Marine Road Central Morecambe. Lancashire. LA4 4DB Tel: +44 (0) 1524 582808

Location

Nearest town: Morecambe
County: Lancashire
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0652, -2.88631
Postcode: LA3 1HQ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Morecambe, Lancashire at Explore Britain.

Access

Take junction 34 off the M6. Follow A683 towards Lancaster and Morecambe then follow signposts for Morecambe.

Public Transport

The Train Station is close to the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Morecambe (Less than a mile away)
Bare Lane (Approx. 2 miles away)
Heysham Port (Approx. 3 miles away)
Lancaster (Approx. 3 miles away)
Carnforth (Approx. 6 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

There is parking available next to the beach. A charge applies.

Nearby Car Parks

Battery/ Breakwater, Heysham (Long stay).
About 0 miles away
Festival Market, Morecambe (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Goods Yard, Morecambe (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Morecambe Bus Station, Morecambe (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Morecambe Railway Station, Morecambe (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Victoria Street, Morecambe (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Bay Arena, Morecambe (Short stay).
About 0.8 miles away
West View Road, Morecambe (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Telephone Exchange, Morecambe (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Marine Road 1 (Opp Skipton Street), Morecambe (Short stay).
About 0.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Morecambe