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Recommended Towns & Villages near Crosby

High Tide, New Brighton

New Brighton (30 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction S)

New Brighton in the Wiirral may not be quite what the traditional Brighton of the South of England is, with its extravaganza of a Royal Pavilion, but what it does have is well worth sampling...

Aintree racecourse

Aintree (1 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (4.4 miles, 7.1 km, direction E)

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St Katherines Chapel, Lydiate.

Lydiate (3 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (4.7 miles, 7.5 km, direction NE)

This attractive village was mentioned in the Doomsday Book. It is perhaps best known for the evocative ruins of St. Catherine's Church...

Formby Beach

Formby (18 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (5.0 miles, 8.0 km, direction N)

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The Three Graces, Liverpool

Liverpool (616 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Merseyside (5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction S)

From early humble origins Liverpool, over the centuries has grown and developed to become one of the most exciting cities to visit in Europe. Liverpool, rich though it is in.....

Lady Lever Gallery

Port Sunlight (8 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (9.8 miles, 15.7 km, direction S)

The centre-piece of the village is the Lady Lever Art Gallery and Museum, this was built as a memorial to Lady Lever and was opened in 1922...

Welsh Hills from West Kirby, Merseyside

West Kirby (8 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (10.0 miles, 16.0 km, direction SW)

The town lies between Heswall and Hoylake, it has a nice sandy beach, a beautiful marine lake and some lovely preserved Victorian properties...

All Saints Church in the middle of Rainford, Merseyside

Rainford (17 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (10.6 miles, 17.0 km, direction E)

Rainford is a small village attractively set in open countryside between St. Helen's and Wigan...

A long winding road in Lower Heswall, the area has remained unchanged for around 100 years.

Heswall (5 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (11.3 miles, 18.1 km, direction S)

Heswall, although situated on the banks of the River Dee remains very much part of Merseyside. It is fortunate to occupy a spacious area fringed by green wooded countryside, and is close to sands commencing at near-by Thurstaston...

Sunset over Hilbre Island - taken from West Kirby promenade, Wirral, Merseyside

Wirral Peninsula (7 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (11.6 miles, 18.6 km, direction S)

The Wirral Peninsula is an area of Merseyside approximately 60 square miles (160 square Km) known as 'The Wirral'..

Taylor Park snow

St Helens (86 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (12.8 miles, 20.6 km, direction E)

Having transcended the Industrial Revolution and shaken off its old image, St.Helens is rapidly developing into a place of culture and style...

Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire

Rufford (6 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction NE)

Noted for its picturesque late-medieval manor house Rufford Old Hall, the village of Rufford occupies a fine setting on the fertile Lancashire Plains...

Catalyst Museum, Widnes, Cheshire

Widnes (37 Pictures)

in the county of Cheshire (15.8 miles, 25.4 km, direction SE)

There is much that is Victorian about Widnes, this can be seen in the splendid public library building and the park named after a great Queen and Empress...

Wigan Market

Wigan (52 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (17.2 miles, 27.6 km, direction E)

Wigan is a sociable town with a long history, it received it's Royal charter in the middle of the 13th-century, but prior to that the Roman's had built a settlement here...

Pier at Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire. New Years Day 2006

Lytham St Anne's (86 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (18.1 miles, 29.1 km, direction N)

St. Anne's has a fine sandy beach backed by grassy sand dunes and a fascinating pier, first built in 1885 and subsequently rebuilt and remodelled...

River Weaver near Frodsham Bridge

Frodsham (11 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cheshire (18.5 miles, 29.8 km, direction SE)

In the medieval times Frodsham was an important port and borough belonging to the earls of Chester...

Summit of Helsby hill looking over River Mersey towards Liverpool.

Helsby (16 Pictures)

in the county of Cheshire (18.7 miles, 30.1 km, direction SE)

Helsby is famous for Helsby Hill which rises to a height of 462ft, and has traces of an Iron-Age camp...

A picture of Warrington

Warrington (109 Pictures)

in the county of Cheshire (19.6 miles, 31.5 km, direction E)

This town can claim to have something made for Queen Victoria, which was famously rejected by her - this is the pair of Golden Gates made in 1850 for Sandringham House...

Drybones Weir, Yarrow Valley Country Park

Chorley (34 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (20.4 miles, 32.8 km, direction NE)

The town's historic roots go back beyond the Bronze-Age, as evidenced by findings in the 20th century...

Chester Black and Whites

Chester (289 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Cheshire (21.3 miles, 34.3 km, direction S)

Chester, the county town of Cheshire, is one of the oldest and most complete walled cities with fantastic architecture and history...

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Freshfield, Formby Looking out to sea

Formby Reserve (2 Pictures)

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction N)

A beautiful stretch of coastline offering a large expanse of beach, sand dunes and pine woods where you can glimpse the rare but.....

The famous Cavern Club in Liverpool

The Cavern Club (8 Pictures)

(6.1 miles, 9.8 km, direction S)

The most famous club in the world....

A picture of Albion House

Albion House (1 Pictures)

(6.2 miles, 9.9 km, direction S)

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The Beatles Story Exhibition, Liverpool.

The Beatles Story Exhibition (8 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.4 km, direction S)

Liverpool's world famous and multi-award winning Beatles Story experience..

Albert Dock at night, Liverpool, Merseyside.

Albert Dock (29 Pictures)

(6.5 miles, 10.4 km, direction S)

King John granted Liverpool a charter in 1207, this was to encourage the growth of a port, at this time it was a small fishing.....

Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool, Merseyside - July 2005

Liverpool Cathedral (19 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.0 km, direction SE)

That Liverpool should finally have a Roman Catholic Cathedral of its own, was a dream come true when on 14th May 1967, the.....

Croxteth Hall, Liverpool

Croxteth Hall (9 Pictures)

(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction SE)

This magnificent Hall was once the home of the Molyneux family, Earls of Sefton, who were second in importance to the Earls of.....

Sefton Park Daffodil Time

Sefton Park Palm House (15 Pictures)

(8.4 miles, 13.6 km, direction SE)

A Victorian glasshouse, showcasing the liverpool Botanical collection...

Knowsley Hall, Knowsley, the oldest surviving wing built in 1435.

Knowsley Hall & Safari Park (3 Pictures)

(9.2 miles, 14.7 km, direction SE)

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Lady Lever Gallery - Port Sunlight

Lady Lever Art Gallery (3 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction S)

This fascinating art gallery was built by the Ist Viscount Leverhulme, the great benefactor who founded the Lever empire and.....

Hilbre Lighthouse

Hilbre Island Lighthouse (1 Pictures)

(10.5 miles, 16.8 km, direction SW)

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Sea Life Sculpture Eastham Country Park looking over the Mersey

Eastham Woods Country Park (1 Pictures)

(11.7 miles, 18.8 km, direction S)

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Speke Hall, Liverpool

Speke Hall (13 Pictures)

(12.6 miles, 20.2 km, direction SE)

Sandwiched between the urban sprawl of Liverpool, Speke Hall is an astonishing survival from the past - a magnificent, unspoilt.....

Pink flamingo, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Martin Mere, Burscough, Lancashire

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Martin Mere (52 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction NE)

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A picture of Friends Meeting House

Friends Meeting House (2 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 21.0 km, direction E)

George Shaw of Bickerstaffe first established this handsome stone-built house of 1679 as a place of Quaker worship, since then.....

Rufford Old Hall

Rufford Old Hall (20 Pictures)

(14.0 miles, 22.5 km, direction NE)

Rufford Old Hall was presented to the National Trust in 1936 by Lord Hesketh. The Old Hall is a medieval manor house of splendid.....

Ellesmere Port - Taken By David Thomas DEC 2001

Ellesmere Port Boat Museum (50 Pictures)

(15.1 miles, 24.3 km, direction SE)

At The Boat Museum in Ellesmere Port we bring Britain's canal history back to life. Come and explore the exhibitions in the.....

Just how close do they come?

Blue Planet Aquarium, Ellesmere Port (2 Pictures)

(16.9 miles, 27.3 km, direction S)

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Knights in action at Camelot Theme Park, Charnock Richard

Camelot Theme Park (4 Pictures)

(17.5 miles, 28.2 km, direction NE)

Join Merlin, King Arthur and his brave knights of the Round Table at the Kingdom of Camelot and explore five magical lands filled.....

Remains of Halton Castle

Halton Castle (3 Pictures)

(18.0 miles, 28.9 km, direction SE)

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