Green Your Visit to Morecambe Bay
Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Here’s a few ways you can green your visit to Morecambe Bay.
Green your travel here
Arrive by bus, train or bike. Live nearby? Why not travel by bus or consider visiting Morecambe by train. The town can be reached via local services from the west coast main line and the Railway Station is only a few minutes’ walk from the promenade and shops.
Get around by bike
Morecambe offers over 5 miles of flat promenade, perfect for a leisurely cycle. For the serious cyclists among you, Morecambe is also one end of the famous Way of the Roses cycle route, a 170 mile coast-to-coast cycle route which passes through the historic cities of York and Lancaster before ending in Bridlington on the East coast. Check out the Way of the Roses website for more information. It is also on the picturesque Bay Cycle Way route.
Don’t forget to visit our Getting Around Morecambe page for details on cycling in the district.
- Visit the Sustrans website for routes and maps of the National Cycle Network
- Hire bikes from:
Recycle during your stay
If you are staying in a self-catering cottage or Airbnb make sure the owners have given you both the information and the opportunity to recycle as much of your household waste as you can during your stay.
Bring your water bottle
There are opportunities to refill your water bottle at many places across Morecambe.
Download the Refill App to see refill locations (available on iOS and Android)
Charge your electric car while you are here
There are a number of car parks where you can park and charge your electric car. There are also charging points located at Lancaster’s Park and Ride just off the M6 motorway.
- View locations and details on the Electric Vehicle Charging points in the Lancaster district.
- View nation-wide charging locations for EV and hybrid car owners.
- View the Gridserve electric charging points map.
Car share to our events
Save money and reduce stress by car sharing to our big events. Liftshare (external website) is a popular way to find travel share meeting points.
Enjoy local food and drink
One of the best ways to experience a new destination is through enjoying the local food and drink! There are many cafés and restaurants, which celebrate local produce especially sea food caught locally in Morecambe Bay, as well as various farmers markets that sell farm to fork produce such as Greenland’s Farm near Carnforth.
Get around on foot
Morecambe is a picturesque seaside town and is best explored on foot. Download one of our self-guided heritage trails or walking guides from our website.
Bring a reusable coffee cup
‘Cups for life’ can now be bought from many different attractions. Most of them also offer discounts or deals when using your own cup for your favourite espresso.