Places of Interest
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with its splendid castle which is one of the oldest operational prisons in Europe, galleries, cathedral, excellent shopping and Roman remains provide all the ingredients for an absorbing day out.
is a picturesque village which is just a short drive from Morecambe. It has its own fascinating Heritage Centre which is housed in a beautiful 17th century farmhouse. There is also a busy harbour from which ferries operate to the Isle of Man.
is one of the country’s best loved seaside resorts, with a wealth of entertainment including three piers, the Pleasure Beach, world famous Tower, dazzling annual illuminations and long stretch of sandy beach.
is only 30 minutes away by car or bus. Explore breathtaking hills and mountains, take a relaxing cruise on one of the lakes or wander round delightful Lakeland villages.
are also easily accessible from Morecambe. Journey across scenic countryside and discover picturesque villages and historic centres such as Skipton, Settle and Harrogate.
located in the Lune Estuary and a working sea port, a colourful array of boats can be seen all year round. The harbour affords some lovely views across Morecambe Bay and the Lune Estuary.
situated in the western Lake District near Ravenglass and home to the Pennington family for 800 years, this is reputed to be one of the most haunted houses in the UK. Muncaster houses a myriad of art treasures and also boasts one of the biggest owl collections in the world at its Owl Centre.
Forest of Bowland,
a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the forest park covers 312 square miles of rural Lancashire and North Yorkshire countryside, including the landmark Pendle Hill. The area is a haven for local wildlife, including several species of rare birds. There is plenty of opportunity to enjoy such activities as walking, cycling, horse riding and fishing.
is an ancient woollen town which lies in an enviable position at the entrance to the Lake District. The town boasts a fine selection of shopping arcades, two castles, two interesting museums and a host of historic buildings and bridges.