Attractions in and around Lancaster and Morecambe
The Maritime Museum was opened in 1985. It occupies the former Custom House of 1764, by renowned furniture maker Richard Gillow, and an adjacent building. The museum is beautifully situated by the quay.Using sounds, smells, reconstructions and audio-visuals it tells the story of the port of Lancaster, the Lancaster Canal, fishing and the ecology of Morecambe Bay.
St Georges Quay
Lancaster, LA1 1RB
Tel: 01524 382264
Attractions in the Lake District area
The Lake District, Englands largest national park, offers a host of places to visit and things to do from climbing England's hightest mountain to taking a boat trip on England's longest lake. Take a look at some of the carefully picked visitor attractions listed on our Lake District attractions page.
54 acre park with panoramic views over the surrounding area.
12th century castle with a gruesome part in British History.
Award winning Maritime Museum celebrating the port's past.
Local beauty spot made famous by Turner, the 'painter of light'.
Historic home of the world-renowned Gillow furniture family.
Leighton Moss RSPB
Leighton Moss is the largest reedbed in north-west England.