7 Festive Things to do around Morecambe Bay this Christmas!

//7 Festive Things to do around Morecambe Bay this Christmas!


The festive season is upon us and As Andy Williams sung ‘it’s the most wonderful time of the year’, and we can only agree with him! Whether you are looking for a nice winter stroll along Morecambe’s infamous promenade finished with a glass of mulled wine (in Aspect bar of course) or you fancy watching a musical show or play. You won’ be short of things to do this Christmas in Morecambe and Lancaster. We have put together a couple of ideas that we think you’d love if you are planning a visit!


1. Festive Afternoon Tea at Aspect Bar and Bistro

So you might have had a long day of Christmas shopping in the Arndale Shopping Centre, or you have been to visit the landmarks of Morecambe such as the infamous ‘Eric Morecambe statue’ and the award winning Tern Project featuring wildlife sculptures. Well, what better treat than a festive afternoon tea with us in the Aspect Bar overlooking the picturesque views of Morecambe Bay and The Lakeland fells? Our cakes, scones and sandwiches are all freshly home-made every day. Also included is a lovely glass of mulled wine bellini!

(Pre booking is required 24 hours in advance and the cost for afternoon tea is £18.95pp. Served 12 noon until 4pm)


2. ‘The Station’ Promenade Indoor Christmas Market

Back by popular demand, are the magical Christmas markets inside the historical Station building. Enjoy looking around the craft stalls, or perhaps indulge in the delicious food and drink stalls. Live music from a festive choir will be playing throughout the day!

Perfect for getting into the festive spirit!

Christmas Markets dates are: Sunday 1st December, Monday 9th December, Monday 16th December, Monday 23rd December.

3. Christmas Carol Concerts in the Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park

Celebrate Christmas starting from Friday 13th December until Friday 20th December at Williamson Park in Lancaster. With different choirs and singers performing one each date you will be spoilt for choice.

Doors open from 7pm and tickets are priced at £10.00pp which includes a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine!


4. Shows at The Platform, Morecambe


Tuesday 10th December: ‘A Christmas Carol’ As told by Jacob Marley

The Platform is a superb venue located within the restored Edwardian railway station on Morecambe promenade.

Visit this hub of entertainment to see the award-winning stage adaption of a ‘Christmas Carol’ as told by Jacob Marley, Scrooge’s deceased business partner.


Or what about: ‘The upbeat Beatles’on Saturday 7th December? This is the perfect show for beatles lovers. They provide fantastic vocals to tell the story of the beatles evolution.


(For more shows throughout December visit: https://www.ents24.com/morecambe-events/the-platform)

5. ‘Lancaster on Ice’

Just a 15 minute drive away or quick train ride from Morecambe train station, this award winning winter haven is a perfect day out for all the family…located in Dalton Square it is more than just an outdoor ice skating rink! It also plays host to a cute tipi tent so you can can warm up with a delicious hot chocolate or treat yourself to a cold beer or mulled wine! The ice skating rink sits in the heart of Lancaster city centre, perfect for having a wander around the cobbled streets!

Book your tickets now: https://lancasteronice.co.uk/

6. Christmas Tree Festival 2019 at Morecambe Parish Church

Are you looking for some inspiration for decorating your Christmas tree this year? Well look no further, The Parish Church will be hosting a festival to showcase their artistic talent! There will also be a craft fair, live entertainment and refreshments running throughout the weekend.

Date: Thursday 5th until Saturday 7th December . Admission is £1 for adults and FREE for children. Take a look at their facebook page for opening hours!


7. A place to stay…The Lothersdale Hotel!


So now you have your mini break itinerary planned you will need somewhere to stay! At the Lothersdale Hotel we provide comfort, quality and value for money stays. Each room is individually styled, and we have different styles/tariffs to meet your requirements! We also have a number of fantastic winter offers, including:

‘Gin Experience’ Offer (includes a 1 night stay, pre dinner gin cocktail, dinner & breakfast) £99 per couple

‘Fine Dining’ Offer (includes 1 night stay, 3 course dinner from our award winning ‘signature’ menu, glass of wine with each course & breakfast) £129 per couple

Book now:   https://bit.ly/2CVpQ23

Don’t forget our festive party nights run throughout December and we still have limited availability on Friday 20th & Saturday 21st December!

Other Attractions worth visiting:

  • The ‘TERN’ Project located along the Stone Jetty, displaying an award winning collection of bird & wildlife sculptures.
  • Eric Morecambe Statue – No visit to Morecambe would be complete without a visit to this iconic statue and one of Morecambe’s greatest entertainers.
  • The iconic Winter Gardens, also put on fantastic shows throughout the year, featuring some of the greatest entertainers in the business. Tickets are almost sold out for shows during December, but take a look at their website for more information!
  • ‘Jump Rush’ Trampoline Park, ‘Soul Bowl’ and ‘Reel’ Cinema are also great ways to stay entertained especially with the kids. Check our their websites for the latest offers!