Crosby Beach

Cambridge Road or Mariners Road or Hall Road West
Crosby
Merseyside

Tel: +44(0)345 140 0845

Sunset from Crosby Beach

About

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. Thanks to the beaches close proximity to the Port of Liverpool, beach goers can regularly marvel at the huge container and cruise ships that pass by. The Burbo Bank offshore wind-farm is also visible from the beach front and offers a unique and beautiful view, especially at sunset. 

Crosby Beach is where you can see some of the finest sunsets in the country. The opening to the Irish Sea leaves uninterrupted views as the sun seemingly melts into the ocean. 

The cherry on the cake of this area of coastline is internationally acclaimed artist Antony Gormley's 'Another Place' installation. Crosby Beach is the permanent home to 100 cast-iron figures that stretch the coastline and almost a mile out to sea. 

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.

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. Please - especially during these times where more visitors are attending outdoor spaces such as these - do not leave litter on the beach. If bins are full, please take your litter home with you. 

If you’d like to visit Crosby Beach 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.

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

CORONAVIRUS

Please ensure that when visiting Crosby Beach you adhere to the Government guidelines around social distancing. Please - especially during these times where more visitors are attending outdoor spaces such as these - do not leave litter on the beach. If bins are full, please take your litter home with you. 

 

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.

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.

TripAdvisor

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Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
  • Excellent
    418
  • Very Good
    243
  • Average
    49
  • Poor
    18
  • Terrible
    20

Recent Reviews:

  • MrsCWR
    Somerset, United Kingdom
    It really is "Another Place" like no other
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 17th September 2020
    Have wanted to come to Crosby Beach to see the Anthony Gormley "Another Place" sculptures for some time and I was not disappointed. The beach is located a few miles north of Liverpool it is sign... Read full review
  • ineversaid
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Great couple of hours out!
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 20th September 2020
    Visited the beach to see Anthony Gormley’s Another Place statues. Parked for free across the road from the leisure centre and got a space no problem around 10.30. Portaloos near the carpark. Huge... Read full review
  • Tom277
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Wide open spaces
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 20th September 2020
    We visited Crosby Beech on a sunny warm afternoon for a walk on the beech. It was great. Plenty of space it's huge and stretches for miles. A walk through the sand dunes leads to the beech. Well... Read full review

Opening Times

Season (1 January 2020 - 31 December 2020)

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