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Explore the Bay by pedal power

Soak up the sights, smells and sounds of the Bay on two wheels

Launched in June 2015, the Bay Cycle Way connects Walney near Barrow to Glasson south of Lancaster, highlighting great viewpoints and sights and offering relaxed and inspiring cycling along quiet country lanes, canal tow paths and smooth promenades.  Since it was launched in 2015 it has been bringing new visitors to explore quiet villages, historic sites and stunning viewpoints.  

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BLOG: Plastic free from mountain to sea – Lockdown litter pick

Your monthly update on 'Clear the Bay by Day' - clearing the Bay's beaches, pathways and cycleways of plastic waste.

Tuesday 27 April 2021

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How Morecambe Bay got its name

Dr Bill Shannon, speaking as part of the Sunset Series 2021

 

Search this old chart all you like - you'll never find the name Morecambe Bay because its use is relatively recent. 

Bill Shannon’s tells us the wonderful story of how Morecambe Bay got its name – which took us back to a geographer in Alexandria who’d never left the city but used military reports to list the coordinates for a Morikambe on the north west coast of England – but where was it?

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