Crosby


Crosby Beach 002 ResizedCrosby Beach is now the permanent home to ‘Another Place’, the sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist, Antony Gormley. The beach has also been awarded the Quality Coast Award by Keep Britain Tidy. 

Visitors can walk along the Coastal Path and take in views of the sea, the Wirral and North Wales. Access to this strip of coast is good with four railway stations on the Merseyrail network and frequent buses. The 22 mile Sefton Coastal Path starts here and a section of the national cyclepath network runs the length of the Park.  Alternatively, you could choose to cycle the Sefton Circular, devised in May 2017, this 24 mile long predominately off road cycle route explores the wonderful Sefton Coast in addition to the Cheshire Lines path which links Maghull to Ainsdale.

 Mg 2336 ResizedBut that's not all, don't just restrict yourself to the coast, there are lots of other things to do in Crosby. You can visit Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centrea stunning water sports and visitor centre located in the heart of Crosby Coastal Park, Waterloo. Forming part of the gateway to the Mersey Estuary, sitting alongside the internationally renowned Antony Gormley's Another Place Iron Men statues, this really is an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Centre offers a stunning bar and bistro, an Activate fitness suite, accommodation and fabulous suites available to hire, perfect for any social event (nearest railway station is at Waterloo). It also has its own cycle hire centre where you can hire bikes for the whole family.  Once you have your bike, there are also two fabulous cycle routes starting at the centre, the Curlew Route, a 4 mile route suitable for all the family and the longer Sefton Circular route, 24 miles of mainly off road cycling which allows you to explore the wonderful Sefton Coast.

Waterloo railway station is right in the middle of South Road, a hive of activity with shopping, restaurants and pubs, and the Plaza Cinema is just a short walk away, an indepentent cinema run as a charity with reasonable prices. Just on the doorstep, a short walk from Waterloo railway station is Waterloo Seafront Gardens, another attraction listed on this website.

Crosby Village is a vibrant village that is a great spot for local shopping, offering a mix of independent retailers and brand names. Here you'll also find a number of bars and pubs, making Crosby village ideal for a night out too.  The village also hold regular events, including a street food market, a christmas window display competition and a christmas lights switch on event.