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Crosby Beach - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Crosby Beach, United Kingdom


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About Crosby Beach

Crosby Beach is the beginning of the 22 mile Sefton Coastal Path. From the shore, visitors can enjoy views across the sea to Wirral and North Wales hills. The beach has been awarded the Quality Coast Award by Keep Britain Tidy. This is the place where you can see some of the finest sunsets in the country. The beach has been the permanent home of the Another Place sculptures by Antony Gormley since 2007.

Attractions Near Crosby Beach

New Brighton Lighthouse
New Brighton Lighthouse3.62km from Crosby Beach

New Brighton Lighthouse is a decommissioned lighthouse situated at the confluence of the River Mersey and Liverpool Bay on an outcrop off New Brighton known locally as Perch Rock. The tower rises 90ft above the rock, the first half of which is solid. To gain access when the tide is out a ladder is needed to reach the first of the 15 iron rungs built in to the side of the tower that lead up to the door.

Vale Park, New Brighton
Vale Park, New Brighton4.86km from Crosby Beach

Vale Park is a historic Victorian park in New Brighton, Merseyside, England. It features formal gardens, a rose garden, and a bandstand. The park opened in 1899 and has hosted weekly brass band concerts through the summer months since the day the park opened. The park has formal gardens, a children's play area, a cafe, toilets, a rose garden, annual bedding displays, open grass areas, a kick about pitch, a fairy garden, and outdoor fitness equipment.

Wallasey Beach
Wallasey Beach5.58km from Crosby Beach

Wallasey Beach is a beautiful uncrowded sandy beach stretching for miles and is perfect for a relaxing day by the water. Visitors could enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and kitesurfing. The sheltered area of the beach with grasslands is a popular spot for picnickers.

Aintree Racecourse
Aintree Racecourse5.89km from Crosby Beach

Aintree is home to the Grand National, the most famous race in the world which is the climax to a three-day Festival meeting in April every year. The racecourse hosts five other fixtures and is a leading conference centre in the north west of England. Horse racing was popular in Liverpool from at least Tudor times, In the 18th century Nicholas Blundell organised races on the sands at Crosby.

Stanley Park & Garden
Stanley Park & Garden6.77km from Crosby Beach

Stanley Park is a 110-acre, Grade II listed green space just north of Liverpool city center. It is famous for dividing the home grounds of Liverpool and Everton Football Clubs. The park’s surroundings are dominated by the football stadiums of Liverpool Football Club and Everton Football Club. It consists of the land consisted of open turfed areas, suitable for sport, with most of the rest being laid out as formal gardens and lakes.

Stanley Dock
Stanley Dock6.8km from Crosby Beach

Where is Crosby Beach

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Merseyside is a metropolitan and ceremonial county in North West England. Visit the home of British glass at the World of Glass museum in St Helens, a fascinating town also known for its rugby league heritage. See wild animals up close and personal at Knowsley Safari Park, take in Anthony Gormley’s unique art installation on Crosby Beach and visit Formby Point to see one of England’s last strongholds for red squirrels – go see before they disappear for good.