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Antony Gormley's Another Place

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Crosby Bungalow Merseyside, Crosby L23 8SY, England
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Everything I expected

When I first saw Anthony Gormley's Angel of the North I wondered what it was all about, Another... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
christopher d
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kidderminster
End of Year School Trip

We had a great time at Crosby Beach - the lack of shopping facilities turned out to be a great boon... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Niki G
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Time your visit to this outdoor attraction during low tide. Crosby Beach to the north of the city hosts 100 iron figures cast from the artists' own bodies then erected over a three-kilometer area. Anthony Gormley's simple yet remarkable installation is especially rewarding at sunset.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crosby beach” (187 reviews)
“low tide” (136 reviews)
“leisure centre” (49 reviews)
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Crosby Bungalow Merseyside, Crosby L23 8SY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When I first saw Anthony Gormley's Angel of the North I wondered what it was all about, Another Place is in a different category. 100 tall now barnacle covered figures on over a mile of sand. It's amazing. The figures stand, gazing out to sea...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at Crosby Beach - the lack of shopping facilities turned out to be a great boon as it forced our seventeen year olds to spend a day playing - football, frisbee, rounders, burying each other in the sand and a...More

Thank Niki G
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A visit here was recommended by a neighbour and a colleague who had both visited here. We enjoyed our hour or so here but wished we had checked the tide times as we couldn’t see many sculptures due to the tide coming in. It was...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

100% worth visiting this unique artwork. We parked at Hall Road West (£1 for 2 hours). There are toilets and an ice cream van. You can then walk for a couple of miles along promenade. Make sure you go when low tides, but be careful...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This installation is thought provoking. These statues that stare vacantly out to sea, motionless, are intriguing and a beautiful piece of art that is a must see for anyone visiting the area.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definately no everyones cup of tea, however its different and worth a visit. when the tide is out then there are plemnty of statues to see and the beach is fabulous. Tide in and there are just bobbing heads but still its a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a place, what a thing to see. It was great having heard so much about these statues to finally see them “in the flesh”. There is a charge for parking but £1 for 2 hours cannot be complained about. The statues themselves are spread...More

Thank Gary C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this a number of times since first installed. I am so glad it wasn't moved elsewhere as originally planned as this is a superb setting for the many figures gazing out across the Atlantic Ocean. Anthony is a wonderful person and a...More

Thank Dave K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had wanted to go here for ages and wasn't disappointed. There is plenty of free street parking at the 'Blundellsands end of the beach and free toilets in the leisure centre which they don't mind you using (there is a notice on the door...More

2  Thank Diana M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the visit , near Liverpool and has cheap railway fares, short walk to the beach from station and with a walk along the beach to next station for train back you will see the statues all along and in the sea, some with...More

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Hangonaminuite
12 July 2018|
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Response from IanUpton | Reviewed this property |
Generally yes
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MrsTiggywinkle69
2 June 2018|
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Response from IanUpton | Reviewed this property |
You can get a train from Liverpool central to Blundell sands, and its then 1 10-15 min walk to the beach You can catch the 53 from Queens Sq bus station and get off at Mersey road @ Waterloo (5 Min walk )
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Vicki H
14 October 2017|
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Response from MalcH | Reviewed this property |
Not really. There is a cafe in the leisure centre which is just off the beach and also some cafes/food places on the main road which is a little walk away. If you are driving then my suggestion would be to see the... More
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