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

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  • 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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Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
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    438
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    250
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    52
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Recent Reviews:

  • ian_dempster
    Wigan, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Great with a dog
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 31st December 2021
    Had a lovely afternoon walking on the beach with my wife and dog. Tide goes out a long way so great for letting your dog off the lead. Read full review
  • HelenLytham
    Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Simply awe inspiring
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 5th January 2022
    The reviews on TA made us curious to experience this stretch of coast - it far exceeded expectations. Check the tide if you want to meet the Gormley statues but if the tide is in a walk along the... Read full review
  • nichola f
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Statues are fabulous
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 8th January 2022
    Love crosby beach visited many times,on this occasion the weather was not in our favor however we still had a nice time.Cheap parking, ice cream van and sometimes a hot food van,nice to blow away the... Read full review

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Season (1 January 2022 - 31 December 2022)

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