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In the 10th century both Great Crosby and Little Crosby were Viking villages. They have now become suburbs of Liverpool, with little or nothing to remind of their ancient past.
Interestingly, the Whitlock-Blundell family who lived at Crosby Hall where descendents of a Saxon Warrior called Blondell, he fought at the Battle of Hastings.
Modern day Crosby straddles the Irish Sea, it is a mainly residential area with a coastline of sands - including the Blundell Sands, thus named for the Blundell family. There is an attractive marina catering for boating pursuits, several parks, with lovely Ince Woods being the perfect place to stroll enjoying both fresh air and wildlife.
The town is noted for its well established independent schools, these are the Merchant Taylor's Scholl and St.Mary's College and the town is the home of the Carnegie Library built by American steel magnate Andrew Carnegie.
One of the most historic, interesting features of Crosby is that this was once the home of the ill-fated ship "Titanic".
Visitors to the town will find a plentiful supply of shops, pubs, hotels and restaurants.
Crosby lies around seven miles from the vast City of Liverpool, with its two great cathedrals, museums, galleries, shops and bright lights.
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The Royal Hotel
Crosby, Merseyside, England (1.2 miles, 2.0 km, direction SE)
Overlooking the Mersey Estuary, the Royal Hotel is a 5-minute walk to Waterloo Merseyside Train Station. It offers en suite bedrooms, The Marine View Restaurant, free Wi-Fi and free parking....
More info and book online.. Price from £55.00
Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre
Seaforth, Merseyside, England (1.4 miles, 2.3 km, direction SE)
In the heart of Crosby Coastal Park, a 15-minute drive from Liverpool city centre, Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre offers many water activities, a fitness centre, a bar and a restaurant....
More info and book online.. Price from £59.00
The Park Hotel
Aintree, Merseyside, England (3.1 miles, 5.0 km, direction E)
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Premier Inn Liverpool North
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|Blundellsands & Crosby Station||(0.2 miles, 0.2 km)|
|Hall Road Station||(0.9 miles, 1.5 km)|
|M57 Junction 7 (Switch Island)||(3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction E)|
|M53 Junction 1||(5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction S)|
|Liverpool John Lennon Airport||(13.3 miles, 21.4 km, direction SE)|
|Blackpool Airport||(19.8 miles, 31.9 km, direction N)|
|Crosby to London||(184.0 miles, 296.1 km, direction SE)||
Studland Beach & Nature Reserve
Did you know? Studland Beach has been used by naturists for nearly 100 years. Two of its naturist visitors were author George Bernhard Shaw and children's authoress Enid Blyton. With her familiarity of the area, the nearby village of Studland was the basis for Toytown in her Noddy books and used again in her Famous Five stories.
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