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Crosby, on the Irish Sea, is just five miles north of Liverpool city centre. The ancient settlement takes its name for the Norse for village with crosses.

Once part of Lancashire, this town (made up of series of villages) was developed in the 19th century as a fashionable bathing place.

For the tourist Crosby has several miles of beach, an amazing promenade, a marine lake and a number of parks.

Crosby Coastal Park is popular for sailing and bird-watching and there are good views of North Wales and excellent sunsets.

A claim to fame ? - Captain Smith, captain of the ill-fated RMS Titanic, lived in Crosby. More recently the sands here became the home of scultures of figures, created by Antony Gornley.

Tourist Attractions in and near Crosby to Visit

Activities

Activities

Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre For water sports and other activities.

Bootle Leisure Centre 2.7 miles Enjoy a swim or other activity.

Everton Football Club Tour 4.4 miles Take a tour around the Everton stadium.

Liverpool Football Club Tour 4.9 miles

Art Galleries

Art Galleries

Walker Art Gallery 5.7 miles A wide range of art from the 13th century onwards.

Museums

Museums

Merseyside Fire Service Museum 3.1 miles The history of the Merseyside Fire Service.

The World Museum 5.7 miles A large museum with artefacts from all over the world on a wide range of subjects.

Outdoors

Out & About

Another Place A series of dramatic scultures on the beach.

Crosby Coastal Park A good starting place for a walk along the coast.

Rimrose Valley Country Park 1.3 miles Excellent for walks and bird-spotting.

Ince Woods For pleasant walks and rambling.

Derby Park 3.3 miles A fine example of a Victorian public park.

Towns Near Crosby To Visit - straight line distance:

Bootle (3.34 miles) Maghull (4.35 miles) Wallasey (4.57 miles) Formby (5.26 miles)
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How to get to Crosby
Crosby, north of Liverpool city centre off the A565.
Hotels
The Royal Hotel
Marine Terrace Crosby L22 5PR

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Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns and other Hotels
Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre
The Esplanade Off Caimbridge Road Crosby L22 1RR

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Orrell Park Hotel
109 Orrell Lane Liverpool L9 8BL
3.1 miles

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Crosby Weather
Sunday 21st December
Day :Cloudy skies12°C Cloudy skies
Night :Light rain shower10°C Light rain shower
Monday 22nd December
Day :Light rain11°C Light rain
Night :Light drizzle9°C Light drizzle
Where to Stay in Crosby
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