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Antony Gormley's Another Place, Crosby

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web
Antony Gormley's Another Place provides a profound setting for modern sculptures. The installation features 100 cast-iron figures each 189 cm (74 in) tall and weighing about 650 kg (1,400 lb), spread out over an area of beach 3.2 km (2 mi) long. It evokes both the sadness of leaving and the hopeful expectation associated with emigration. All of the sculptures resemble the artist who created them, Antony Gormley. They stand facing the water, stretching nearly 1 km (.63 mi) out to sea. Time your visit with the tide schedule; high tide submerges many of the sculptures and might not be the best time for a viewing. Sunset is ideal so long as the tide isn't fully in. Use our Crosby vacation trip planner to arrange your visit to Antony Gormley's Another Place and other attractions in Crosby.
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  • Finally got to visit here after wanting to go for a while. Amazed by the number of statues around 100 Spread out over a couple of miles of shoreline. I loved the light and the surrounding scenery. Had...  read more »
  • We took the train from Liverpool, and were advised to go to Hall Road and walk along the beach to Crosby station to come back, which is what we did. The tide was out so we saw most of the figures, tho...  read more »
  • A cold crisp November day. The wind blew the cobwebs away. It was too cold for buckets and spades and paddling. The statues are amazing. Quite surreal how they appear out of the water. They look rusty...  read more »
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