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The Faded Glamour of Morecambe Bay

The Faded Glamour of Morecambe Bay

I have lived in a few different parts of the UK in my life, but Morecambe wins hands down for scenery. A seaside town in Lancashire, and is often called Morecambe Bay, for its huge tidal mud flats that dominate the seafront. You look out over the bay towards the hills of the Lake District, and in fact if you are visiting the Lakes, Morecambe makes for a lovely day trip.  But if you are looking for a lively resort like Brighton or even Blackpool, then Morecambe probably isn’t the place. Its quiet, blustery with a distinct lack of nice sandy beaches even when the weather accommodates. Many parts of the town itself are run down, pound shops and discount stores are the main draw here. But, look beyond this and you will find a quiet beauty in the architecture, old shops and breathtaking views on offer. Read more