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Lancashire hotel among UK's cosiest seaside stays for winter

A hotel in Morecambe has been named among the UK's cosiest stays for winter in the UK <i>(Image: Tripadvisor)</i>
A hotel in Morecambe has been named among the UK's cosiest stays for winter in the UK (Image: Tripadvisor)

A hotel in Lancashire has been named one of the cosiest places to stay by the seaside for winter by The Times.

The Midland in Morecambe comes in at number 10 on the list and boasts “modernised” bedrooms and a restaurant with “bay views”.

The hotel which was “designed by the architect Oliver Hill to complement the curve of the promenade on Morecambe Bay” is celebrating its 90th birthday this year.

What did The Times have to say about The Midland?

The Times said: “Art deco enthusiasts can enjoy an autumn escape at the Midland, which celebrates its 90th birthday this year. Designed by the architect Oliver Hill to complement the curve of the promenade on Morecambe Bay, the hotel’s 44 rooms have views across the sands or towards the fells of the Lake District.

“While the bedrooms have been modernised (muted grey and white with flashes of red), the ground floor has been restored to reflect its art deco origins, including a mosaic seahorse designed by the American textile designer Marion Dorn. After a brisk walk along the beach, pull up a chair at the Ravilious Rotunda bar and drink in the views through the floor-to-ceiling windows.

“The Sun Terrace restaurant also competes with bay views and features Morecambe Bay shrimps and Ribble Valley chicken on its menu (mains from £18).”

You can see the full list of cosiest stays in the UK for winter via The Times website.

The Midland Hotel has been praised on Tripadvisor with a rating of 4.5 out of five from 3,646 reviews.

One reviewer said: “An all round excellent hotel.
“The food, accommodation & room were of a high standard.
“The views from the balcony rooms over to the Lakes were to die for.
“We will definitely revisit in the not to distant future.”

Another wrote: “Comfortable contemporary , excellent breakfast - couldn’t fault it
“Strategically placed on the sea front, fabulous views from sea view bedroom and dining area . The staff were attentive and friendly, loved it !”

Cosiest seaside stays in the UK for winter

Here’s the full list of the cosiest seaside stays in the UK for winter, according to The Times.

  1. Seaham Hall, Seaham, Co Durham
  2. St Brides Spa Hotel, Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire
  3. The Terrace, Ventnor, Isle of Wight
  4. Raithwaite Sandsend, Whitby, North Yorkshire
  5. Ballygally Castle, Ballygally, Co Antrim
  6. Links House, Dornoch, Highland
  7. Port Hotel, Eastbourne, East Sussex
  8. The Suffolk, Aldeburgh, Suffolk
  9. The Seafood Restaurant, Padstow, Cornwall
  10. The Midland, Morecambe, Lancashire

You can find out more about the list of seaside stays via The Times website.



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