Places to Visit

With 22 miles of coastline, stretching from Bootle in the south to the Classic Resort of Southport in the north, Sefton has something for everyone from modern business and industrial centres to fun and relaxing leisure destinations, modern attractions and Victorian heritage.

Set between the River Mersey and the Ribble Estuary the borough extends out to Maghull in the east, neighbouring Liverpool and West Lancashire.

The town of Crosby has shot to fame in recent years as home of the incredible Another Place artwork by Antony Gormley. The series of “Iron Men” stretch out across Crosby beach looking out to sea in what has become an internationally acclaimed visitor attraction.

Sefton is home to one of the biggest and most successful shipping ports in the world, The Port of Liverpool, with cargo departing and arriving from around the globe 24 hours a day.

The borough also encompasses world renowned nature reserves, thriving business and retail centres, top class leisure facilities and some of the best agricultural land and countryside locations in the country.

West Lancashire is a nature lover's dream destination, with countryside gems nestled around every corner. 

Savour breathtaking views from the best vantage points or take relaxing walks through secluded woodland. It's the perfect place for families of all ages to spend time exploring, playing and relaxing. 

Whatever area you wish to discover in Sefton or West Lancashire, we hope that you enjoy your visit.


Places to visit