Crosby Sands is an eerie experience for, on the beach, staring out to sea, are one hundred life-size figures. "Another Place" was created by the sculptor Anthony Gormley and with each changing tide the figures emerge or vanish beneath the waves. It is now a permanent home for the sculptures.
LOCATION: Seven miles north of Liverpool
START: Park by Coastguard Station on Hall Rd. Toilets
Grid ref: SD299005 Postcode: L23 8TB
DISTANCE: 5.5 miles (or 3 using train)
GRADE: Easy, wheelchair accessible
TIME: 3 hours (trains run every half hour)
MAP: Explorer - Liverpool Landranger 108
NOTE: Crosby is a non-bathing beach with areas of soft sand and a risk of changing tides. Stay within 50 metres of the promenade and do not attempt to walk out to the furthest figures.
EN ROUTE: Liverpool Dock
This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News