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Crosby Beach

Cambridge Road or Mariners Road or Hall Road West, Crosby, Merseyside

Tel: +44(0)151 934 2961

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Sunset from Crosby Beach

About

Crosby Beach is now the permanent home to ‘Another Place’, the sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist, Antony Gormley.

The beach has been awarded the Quality Coast Award by Keep Britain Tidy.

The QCA award tells visitors that the standards of beach management are of the highest quality in the UK.

Visitors can walk along Crosby Beach and the Coastal Path and take in views of the sea, the Wirral and North Wales.

Access to this strip of coast is good with four train stations and free car parks at Crosby Marine Lake, Mariners Road and Hall Road.

The 22 mile Sefton Coastal Path starts here and a section of the national cycle path network runs the length of the Park.

Please take note of beach safety flags and signage.

Codes of conduct available.

Lifeguard cover.

Crosby Coastal Park and Crosby Beach is managed by Sefton Coast and Countryside Service.

Facilities

Other

  • Dogs Accepted - Please keep under close control and take care not to disturb flocks of wading birds. Poop scoop area.
  • Groups accepted - Please book before visit (see contact details)

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Free parking at Cambridge Road, Mariners Road and Hall Road car parks.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      441
    • Very Good
      251
    • Average
      52
    • Poor
      18
    • Terrible
      22

    Recent Reviews:

    • Ann H
      York, United Kingdom
      Lovely beach
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 14th February 2022
      This is a beautiful expanse of beach to walk along, with plenty for everyone to do. It was a bright and sunny day although a bit windy but we were curious to see the Anthony Gormley's installation... Read full review
    • vicky g
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Lovely Beach
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 13th March 2022
      One of the nicest beaches we have around Merseyside. Easy to access via foot from a number of points along the way and within walking distance of a number of train stations (Waterloo, Blundellsands... Read full review
    • Alison H
      A wild beautiful location
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 13th May 2022
      The sculptures are iconic ,well worth visiting especially if you like walking ! Car parks and cafes near the beach. Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Approximately 5 miles north of Liverpool, less than 1 mile west of Crosby/Waterloo and 20 miles south of Southport off A565.

    Public Transport Directions

    Different parts of Crosby Beach can be reached by train via the Northern Line (Merseytravel) stopping at:

    Waterloo Station: 3/4 mile walk
    Blundellsands & Crosby: 3/4 mile walk
    Hall Road: 2 Minute Walk

    Local Bus service contact Merseytravel.

    Awards

    • Beach Awards Quality Coast Award 2011

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