Visitors slam beloved seaside town near Greater Manchester saying it's past the 'point of no return'
A once-beloved UK seaside holiday destination has been slammed by visitors who say it is past the 'point of no return'.
Holidaymakers travelling to Morecambe in Lancashire could once expect a thriving coastal town adorned with beautiful architecture, including the impressive art deco Midland Hotel.
But now, visitors say something quite different. Some have lamented the resort's past, saying it now resembles 'a deserted Hollywood film set,' reports the Express.
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They said: “Victorians and Edwardians certainly appreciated this seaside jewel, arriving in their droves at the palatial railway station and, latterly, being accommodated at the ultra-chic Midland Hotel just across the road.
"Contemporary photographs all testify to the resort's former popularity and also remind us of its once grand and imposing Civic architecture, mostly now carelessly and thoughtlessly neglected or demolished.”
They went on to say that they now wonder if the town has “reached the point of 'no return', as it resembles “a deserted Hollywood film set.”
Another reviewer said: “Dreadful, dreary, and the only redeeming feature is the view from the seafront. Some of the people are the best you will ever meet anywhere, but the town, it's a hell hole. Avoid.”
However not everyone thinks the seafront is worth avoiding. One reviewer said: “Morecambe bay is stunning, don't turn around as the town is utterly disgraceful. Our experience of a Saturday night out was the worst I have had.”
Another said: “Lovely family day out and plenty to see and do.”
Now the councillor who has responsibility for the council’s tourism efforts has given a strong defence of her town saying thousands of people