Features

Morecambe Bay is the largest intertidal area in the UK where four estuaries join in a horseshoe shaped expanse of sands, with tidal islands, hidden beaches, and exceptional heritage value.  It is an outstanding landscape of a spectacular scale and grandeur and internationally significant for wildlife, perhaps the UK’s most important biodiversity hotspot, supporting exceptional populations of birds.

For centuries humans have earned livelihoods from fishing, seafaring, trade and farming the coastal fringes, shaping the coastal landscape and carving out a unique history and tremendous cultural richness. The coastal communities look towards one another across the Bay. The railway also provides a physical link that echoes these deep economic and social connections with the Bay.

Through features by guest authors we will explore more about the Bay, how special it is and the work underway to help the communities of the Bay keep it that way.

Morecambe Bay's Birds

Name - What's the origin of the name Morecambe Bay and what does it mean? 

Writing the Flotsam and Jetsam of the Bay - new creative writing in response to the Bay

BeachCare -  a short film from a lovely day when the BBC joined us at Sunderland Point.

Moon - intriguing!

 

Morecambe Bay - A place like no other: from Morecambe Bay Partnership on Vimeo.

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Featured Story

Bay Cycle Way wins Cumbria Tourism Award 2017

21 June 2017

The Bay Cycle Way, takes first prize as ‘Tourism Experience of the Year 2017' picking up the first award at the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2017, last night (Wednesday 21 June) at Cartmel Racecourse.

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