Morecambe Bay Walks | Top 6 to Discover

Morecambe Bay walks are unique.  Discover some of the most stunning and diverse coastlines of anywhere in the world.  Adding to that, there is also the opportunity to visit some fascinating coastal towns and villages enroute.

Explore the many different parts of Morecambe Bay with our top 6 walks below.


1 Jenny Brown’s Point (Courtesy of The Happy Hiker)

This walk in the Arnside and Silverdale AONB takes you around Silverdale. It is a varied, easy stroll with a number of interesting aspects. However, perhaps the most fascinating of these is an opportunity to watch the fast moving tide of Morecambe Bay.

Jenny Brown's Point, Morecambe Bay Walks


2 Sunderland Point – 7 miles. (Courtesy of Discovering Britain)

Sunderland Point is an intriguing and unusual place because of its unique position between the River Lune and the Irish Sea.  A strong sense of place emerges walking here. Because of it position on the edge of Morecambe Bay you will encounter mudflats and marsh, of river and sea. (Please note: Access subject to Tide Times)


3 Arnside Knott Circular Walk (Courtesy of the National Trust)

Arnside Knott is part of the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  As a result, the wildlife is stunning here. Take this circular walk to admire views of the surrounding countryside and the many sights and sounds along the way.


4 Heysham Village Heritage Trail

The pretty seaside village of Heysham is full of cosy 17th century cottages.  Beyond the village however, the dramatic ruins of St Patrick’s chapel stand on an exposed rocky crag overlooking the bay.  It’s this place that provides one of the most stunning views of the bay.


5 Morecambe Heritage Trail

Stroll along Morecambe’s fine promenade to enjoy big views.  A highlight of the walk is the wonderfully restored art deco Midland Hotel which dominates the shoreline.  You’ll also get to discover a series of award winning sculptures and a famous statue on-route.



6 A Coastal Loop of Ulverston (Courtesy of Ordnance Survey)

This walk has a little bit of everything.  From country lanes and beautiful views across Morecambe Bay.  There is a gradual climb up to Brigg Common for a 360 degree view of the sea and the Lake District.

Morecambe Bay Walks showing Birkrigg Common and Stone Circle


Final tips…

Firstly, don’t forget to check out our Morecambe Bay Top Hill Walks.  Secondly, when the time is right, book onto the famous Morecambe Cross Bay Walks to provide that memorable experience.   Finally, keep your eyes peeled for exciting news about England’s Coastal Path.  More sections are being added as it draws closer to full completion.