Top accessible attractions in Morecambe for your older loved ones

Finding accessible attractions to visit with an older loved one can be tough. That is why we’ve taken a look at some of our favourite spots in Morecambe.

Located in the City of Lancaster in Lancashire, Morecambe is a local seaside town we love and a favourite of our older clients. When it comes to getting out and about to accessible attractions, the town has plenty to offer for the whole family to enjoy.

If you are local seeking accessible places to visit or have some older loved ones living in the area and you are planning a visit soon, here are some of our favourites

The Promenade

There’s nothing better than taking a stroll on the prom! Morecambe’s iconic Promenade is a scenic walkway stretching several miles along the coastline and offers unrivalled views of the sea. The flat and fully accessible walkway makes it a perfect choice for loved ones with limited mobility, and there are also several delicious cafes and restaurants to stop at along the way.

The Eric Morecambe Statue

Located just off of the iconic Promenade is the statue of famous comedian and Morecambe-born legend Eric Morecambe. One of the most popular tourist attractions in the area, the statue is surrounded by the star’s most famous quotes and jokes, and your loved ones will definitely enjoy reminiscing as they read them.

Happy Mount Park

If you are looking to take your older loved ones on a day out with their grandchildren, then Happy Mount Park is a wonderful destination. Offering a brilliant range of attractions for all ages, the park also has a sensory garden, cafe, and easy access to the park ensuring everyone can explore and enjoy their day. Mobility scooters are allowed and there are some limited disabled parking spaces too.

The Platform

Based in a restored Edwardian railway station, The Platform is an incredible entertainment space showcasing everything from live music to theatre productions. Fully accessible, the venue is one of the most popular spots in the entire town, so make sure you book your tickets in advance for the big shows! The Platform also has designated seating and early access options available.

“The platform is an iconic part of the town, and we have taken our clients to see some incredible shows and events here over the years. It is also very accessible, which ensures everyone can enjoy it no matter their mobility.”

Morecambe Winter Gardens

This historic building is an iconic part of the town and has been beautifully restored inside to its former glory. The easily accessible property hosts a wide range of events, including music concerts, theatre productions, and exhibitions, and an on-site museum.

Morecambe Golf Club

Finally, if you already have the golfing bug or are looking to enjoy the fresh air and get active, then the Morecambe Golf Club is another great option. Offering a wide range of accessible golf buggies and clubs, the venue is the perfect way to spend a summer’s day with your older friends or family members.

Making the most of Morecambe

If you are looking for ideas for yourself or a loved one to keep enjoying Morecambe and enjoy everything that our seaside town has to offer, then Home Instead companionship care can help you.

Our award-winning home care services in Morecambe are designed to provide your older loved ones with personalised care and companionship, allowing them to live happily, comfortably, and independently.

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