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Crosby Beach, Crosby

4.3
#1 of 7 in Beaches in Merseyside
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Take in the coastal views and unique installation at Crosby Beach, home to a collection of pieces by renowned artist Anthony Gormley. The sculpture series called "Another Place" consists of 100 iron men shaped after the artist's own body, all gazing out over the sea. Spread out across the beach, some stand knee- and waist-deep in the sand and covered in barnacles. You can stroll or ride a bike down the clean, wide beach, where residents often bring their dogs and children to play. For a bit of humor, you can do as the locals and dress one of the naked statues in a spare piece of clothing. Put Crosby Beach into our Crosby trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Crosby.
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  • Went at low tide to see Anthony Gormley’s statues. Massive wide beach with golden sand and good car parking albeit pay and display. Suggest a hat and wellies if going in colder weather but it’s a...  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • Wide, sandy and gently sloping beach scattered with famous 'human' sculptures from Anthony Gormley.
  • Beautiful place,definitely going back

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