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.

 

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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.

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      51
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    Recent Reviews:

    • dill65
      Trip type:
      Family
      Great beach
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 19th July 2021
      Clean beach, clear water. Enough space to socially distance, would highly recommend. Was not too busy and has good facilities. Read full review
    • Geodd2
      Penrith, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Solo travel
      Well worth the visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 23rd July 2021
      We came here on a ride out and was pleased we did. To take in the spectacle of statues appearing as the tide receded was eerie and marvelous. Read full review
    • JTJD
      United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Couples
      Huge beach…
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 27th July 2021
      We couldn’t check in to our apartment in Liverpool until 16.00 so we spent a couple of hours walking on the beach & taking photos to pass a bit of time. We parked on a residential side street... Read full review

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