Top ways to support Morecambe’s local shops and businesses

Here’s our top tips on how to start buying local from the places you care about.



Shop local online

Big High Street names sell online but so do most of our local shops as well as in store so you can still support the local shops you love, online!


Go to town

Many of us are working from home now but if you are local why not get your daily exercise in by walking or cycling into town to visit the shops and save on delivery (please socially distance and always wear a mask).  Find a particular shop and check opening times of shops on our website.

Buy local gift vouchers

Buy gift vouchers as presents for yourself or your friends and family. Not only will you have a beautiful treat to look forward to, but you’ll share your joy with local businesses who’ll be thrilled to have your ongoing, loyal support.


Dine “out” at home

Morecambe has a wealth of takeaways and recently many of our pubs and restaurants have been providing take out options as well.  So tonight, why not order a takeaway or delivery to enjoy in the comfort of your own home!


Be more independent

Morecambe has many independent and specialist shops to discover, some on the promenade and some tucked away in side streets, plus a great range of stalls at the Festival Market. Many are selling items that you just won’t get elsewhere and often at cheaper prices.


Leave good reviews

One of the best ways to support our businesses is to leave positive reviews on websites that help with their future sales.  Most also have great Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feeds as well to follow for inspiration and to see what’s new in store).

Get some helpful advice and tips

Our Visitor Information Centre staff are on hand to help our visitors and locals find what they are looking for and can help with advice on directions, parking and what’s on. They also have their own selection of Lancaster inspired gifts and books that are also available online.


(If you are a local business and would like a listing on our site, please get in touch)