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.

Morecambe Sea Front

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.

View our Getting Here page or contact our Visitor Information Centre.

 

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.

 

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.

View the city council’s recycling page on what can be recycled.

 

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.

 

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.

Visit the Liftshare website.

 

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.

Visit our Food and Drink page.

 

Get around on foot

Morecambe is a picturesque seaside town and is best explored on foot. Pop into our Visitor Information Centre for a free visitor map or download one of our self-guided heritage trails or walking guides from our website.

View our Maps and Guides page.

 

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.

View the places to eat and drink in and around Morecambe.