Seaside Award for Morecambe's beaches

Lancaster City Council has scooped a top award that places two of Morecambe’s beaches among the best in the UK.

Morecambe North beach

Morecambe North beach

Seaside Awards recognise and award beaches in England that achieve the highest standards of beach management. 

Keep Britain Tidy today announced that Morecambe's North and South beaches are two of 10 North West beaches to have received an award for offering visitors great facilities alongside a litter free and safe environment.

Mark Davies, Chief Officer (Environment) at Lancaster City Council, said:  “Lancaster City Council recognises the increasing importance of our coastline in attracting visitors to the town and we are delighted to have received a Seaside Award for both Morecambe's North and South beaches. 

"The standards of these beaches are testament to all those who work hard throughout the year to ensure they can be enjoyed by residents, visitors and holiday-makers alike.”

A day at the beach is a free and fun activity which everyone can enjoy; please share your happy memories with us by using the hashtag #lovemybeach 

You can find out more about this award winning beach including facilities, upcoming events and how you can play your part in helping keep the beach clean at

Last updated: 17 May 2018