We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Morecambe Winter Gardens Theatre

Closed today: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights

Lovely old building with all old architecture. Was amazing to see that it has been kept so nice... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Ghost hunt

Wasn't lucky enough to encounter any ghosts on this ghost hunt, however the winter gardens is a... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Read all 103 reviews
All photos (54)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
Built as the Victoria Pavilion in 1897. We are a Grade II listed building. We hold shows and events in our Theatre and Parisian Bar. Tours on Sunday between 13:00 and 16:00, during the week by arrangement.
Closed today
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
209 Marine Road West, Morecambe LA4 4BU, England
+44 1524 409009
Improve This Listing
Reviews (103)
Filter reviews
102 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews former glory wonderful building raise funds ghost hunt well worth a visit parquet flooring fabulous tour its heyday brilliant place guided tour cakes morecambe bay parisian restoration restore volunteers stage
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 102 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely old building with all old architecture. Was amazing to see that it has been kept so nice! Brilliant place for a function

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Adammichael91
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Wasn't lucky enough to encounter any ghosts on this ghost hunt, however the winter gardens is a lovely building inside and out and well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 784alysonb
Reviewed 15 September 2018

How many more years are we going to have to witness this eyesore?? All the money wasted trying to renovate is just that, a waste of money.. Round the back is just like a dump.. Flatten the whole area & start the regeneration of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mike-C
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Spent a really interesting time here an hours tour that we wished had been longer with a volunteer guide showing us round the remaining structure telling us all the history and anecdotes and updating us on the renovation project all for an amazing £5 each!...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kath M
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Have visited the 'Winter Gardens' many times before having done the tour - which was amazing- and spending many rainy afternoons listening to the performers in 'The Parisian Bar' - which is also a must! This time we called as part of the 'Vintage By...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Stephen51
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We popped in this Sunday afternoon whilst visiting the attractions on the promenade. We were so glad that we did. We were treated to some wonderful entertainment and dancing in the theatre. It was so lovely to see the space in use and to be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bencB7519RY
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Went to see jive talking at this venue in Morecambe the building is beautiful and well worth a tour of the theatre which they hold on a Sunday the reason for the visit was to watch a group called jive talking a tribute to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank cooilroi
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Great tour and not expensive includes fantastic facts on the history all the money goes into doing up the place has a lot of work is still ongoing. If you love ghost adventures this place is a must to visit!!

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 232jenih
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Had a tour of the theatre with a friend. The building and it's history is amazing and would be fantastic to see it fully restored. The volunteers work hard and the tour guide is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. There are a few spooky areas in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Donna269
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We hired the theatre for a night of exploration and paranormal fun. Our hosts were the ‘Friends of Morecambe Bay Winter Gardens’ and have done a fabulous job of partially renovating the facility. If you get the chance get in touch with them and for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ColinJackie
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 nearby hotels
The Midland
2,765 reviews
.17 miles away
Travelodge Morecambe
417 reviews
.26 miles away
Auckland Hotel
244 reviews
.34 miles away
The Morecambe Bay Hotel
304 reviews
.36 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 129 nearby restaurants
The Sun Terrace Restaurant
666 reviews
.17 miles away
Kerry's Coffee House
218 reviews
.11 miles away
The Rotunda Bar
497 reviews
.16 miles away
Saffron Restaurant
227 reviews
.10 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 49 nearby attractions
Eric Morecambe Statue
1,679 reviews
.09 miles away
The Stone Jetty
365 reviews
.33 miles away
Morecambe Visitor Information Centre
57 reviews
.22 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
28 May 2017|
Response from Bruce H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for then delay, hope this isn't too late. The theatre isn't open all the time, so the best thing would be to call them and discuss what you want. There are tours of the theatre, but I wouldn't say it is a full day for... More
Mo M
10 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Sarah P | Reviewed this property |
The Winter Gardens is run by a charitable trust who lead the tours. The theatre is open various weekends throughout the year (they don't seem to be open every weekend), but they have a Facebook page and look to be launching... More
Kev G
20 January 2016|
Response from Garry O | Property representative |
I am sorry we did not answer your question. This will not happen again. Garry Owen Public Relations Manager