'Another Place' by Antony Gormley

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Mariners Road
Crosby Beach
L23 6SX
A weathered metal statue of a male is in standing in the sand looking out towards the sea. Walking towards the sea


NOTICE - Work is currently being undertaken to 'clean-up' and restore the Gormley statues due to natural wear and tear. This may mean that some statues are 'missing' during this time. We hope that the work will be completed soon and the beach will once again be home to all 100 sculptures. (Updated June 2021)

These spectacular sculptures by Antony Gormley are on Crosby beach. Another Place consists of 100 cast-iron, life-size figures spread out along three kilometres of the foreshore, stretching almost one kilometre out to sea.

The Another Place figures - each one weighing 650 kilos - are made from casts of the artist's own body standing on the beach, all of them looking out to sea, staring at the horizon in silent expectation.

Having previously been seen in Cuxhaven in Germany, Stavanger in Norway and De Panne in Belgium, 'Another Place' is now a permanent feature in the UK, at Crosby Beach.

According to Antony Gormley, Another Place harnesses the ebb and flow of the tide to explore man's relationship with nature. He explains: The seaside is a good place to do this. Here time is tested by tide, architecture by the elements and the prevalence of sky seems to question the earth's substance. In this work human life is tested against planetary time. This sculpture exposes to light and time the nakedness of a particular and peculiar body. It is no hero, no ideal, just the industrially reproduced body of a middle-aged man trying to remain standing and trying to breathe, facing a horizon busy with ships moving materials and manufactured things around the planet.

Please note - Crosby beach is a non-bathing beach with areas of soft sand and mud and a risk of changing tides. Visitors should stay within 50 metres of the promenade at all tides and not attempt to walk out to the furthest figures.

If you’d like to visit “Another Place”, Merseyrail operate regular services from Liverpool Central and Moorfields stations in the city centre to Blundellsands and Crosby station, which is a short stroll away from the attraction.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • jessimo
      Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Unusal beach
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 30th July 2022
      Very unusual to see all these statues along the beach some buried at different heights. I really did enjoy having a stroll and getting up close to look at this modern art installation. We took at... Read full review
    • HW31
      Dudley, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      Brilliant statues
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 28th August 2022
      Really striking sculptures on the beach. Nice long beach, mixture of soft pale sand and brown, wet sand more like cement as the tide comes in/out. Not sure how many statues are here now as we just... Read full review
    • plantsman_10
      Herefordshire, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Must see attraction in Crosby
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 10th October 2022
      Free parking at the Leisure Centre which is very close to the beach and where there is a Cafe and toilets. The sight of all the figures is quite amazing and thought provoking. We walked the length... Read full review

    Opening Times

    2022 (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2022)


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