Morecambe WInter Gardens

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Morecambe has seen a rejuvenation over the last few years, the crowds are coming back. We hope you will choose to visit us when the UK Lockdown is lifted.

 

The Morecambe Bay Hotel enjoys a sea front position on Marine Road Promenade in Morecambe. we are within 10 minute walking distance to the Morecambe Winter Gardens, a Grade II* Listed Building which opened as an entertainment venue in 1897.

 

Famous Stars at the Morecambe Winter Gardens

Morecambe Winter Gardens opened its doors in July 1897 and could seat over 2000 people. At that time, it featured a ballroom, several bars, a billiard hall,  gardens, and even an aquarium.  Over the years the stage has played host to many famous stars of stage and screen including:

George Formby

Gracie Fields

Vera Lynn

Laurel and Hardy

Max Wall

Beryl Reid

Frankie Howerd

Morecambe & Wise

The Who

The Rolling Stones

To name a few!

 

Morecambe Winter Gardens, a Grade II* Listed Building

Retaining many of its stunning, original Victorian features, including a fantastic mosaic tiled floor, and marble steps leading to the impressive auditorium. The building is one of just six per cent of listed properties of its kind. The Theatre is on the Theatre’s Trust’s Theatres at Risk Register.

 

The Friends of The Winter Gardens, Morecambe

The Winter Gardens closed in the 1970s and much of the building was demolished in 1978. The Theatre closed in 1977 but has survived due to its Listed Status and the work of the The Friends of The Winter Gardens who have worked to protect the building and campaigned for its restoration. In 2006 they formed a Trust called the Morecambe Winter Gardens Preservation Trust Limited, who in February the same year purchased the building and began restoration work, although there is still a long way to go.

 

Visit the Morecambe Bay Hotel

 

The Morecambe Bay Hotel has full disabled access with a lift to all floors and recently refurbished and well-appointed rooms We provide FREE Wi-Fi in public areas and FREE parking. Our comfortable bar and lounge offer a warm welcome to business guests and holiday makers, we are family and dog friendly. Located within easy reach of the M6, Heysham Port, and within walking distance of Morecambe train station, with regular train and bus links connecting Morecambe to main line routes via nearby Lancaster.

 

How to Book a Room at The Morecambe Bay Hotel

 

We are pleased that you would like to book a room with us. You can do this in several ways.

 

By following this link-

 

https://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/the-morecambe-bay.en-gb.html

 

You can call 01524 874747 to speak to us at The Morecambe Bay Hotel or you can email us on info@morecambebayhotel.co.uk

 

The Morecambe Bay Hotel, 317-318 Marine Road Central, Morecambe, Lancashire.

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