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Iron Men



Crosby


Beach
in/near Liverpool, Lancashire,
England North West



Review added: 02/06/2006 11:06
By: skyelet (0.00 earned from reviews) Earn 's






"A fairly recent addition to the Coastline of Liverpool is Anthony Gormley's "Another Place".

Lifelike in size, and completely naked, 100 of these cast iron male figures are visible on the beach and in the shallow water. They are said to be an exact replica of Gormley, even downstairs if you catch my drift.

Gormley was responsible for the Angel of the North in Gateshead in 1998 and has a extensive list of works.

The Iron men stretch from Seaforth docks right up to Formby point and can take a good hour or so to walk from one end to the other. At special times in the year the men are dressed by the locals in football kits, Father Christmas outfits, bathing costumes and much more.

The experience of these men is different in different weathers and at different times of the day too. I have been several times now and each time I have felt different."

Comments
Submitted by ella on Friday, 2nd July 2010, 10:17pm
none of those websites have told me what time the tide goes out! I NEED ANSWERS... im from america and i will only be here once
Submitted by B CLinch on Wednesday, 12th August 2009, 3:08pm
this gave me all the info i needed for my parents
Submitted by dave douglas on Saturday, 8th August 2009, 12:50pm
how to access from Liverpool would be useful.
Submitted by jean on Thursday, 16th July 2009, 6:40pm
thank you very much
Submitted by brett on Monday, 9th February 2009, 10:04am
yes i like
Submitted by Paul Stanley on Friday, 19th December 2008, 11:41am
Have been to 'The Iron Men' lots of times - and continue to see different things - esp at various times of the day as the light casts shadows etc. Also the wind blows sand around the base of the men - making for some fantastic photographs- well worth a visit- enjoy
Submitted by Keith Johnson on Tuesday, 18th November 2008, 9:58am
Planning a visit and the info on tides and directions was found easily.
Submitted by lynn on Sunday, 12th October 2008, 8:24am
here is a link to the port of liverpools tidal times
http://www.pol.ac.uk/ntslf/tides/?port=0234
Submitted by Ian on Saturday, 27th September 2008, 9:05am
I would like to know the times of the tides in Crosby
and the best times to see the statues? Today
Submitted by shirls on Sunday, 17th August 2008, 6:42pm
would love to know what time the tide is as i am going on friday 22/8/08 to see the iron men of crosby.
Submitted by G Maynard on Tuesday, 15th July 2008, 6:18pm
Prior to being displayed on Crosby beach, facing America, were the standing men displayed in Belgium? Originally I believe that they were to set on a beach in America, Facing England. Is this so?
Submitted by sharon on Saturday, 31st May 2008, 10:50pm
Thanks to Julie for link to castandcatch website = off to take daughter to Crosby tomorrow and wanted to check tide times...! We've been several times but she hasn't and wanted to make sure she saw as much of sculptures as possible..Isn't the net fab!
Submitted by Bob Lucas on Monday, 28th April 2008, 10:41am
I haven't been to this part of the world since 1967 when shooting at Altcar with the Royal Marines. So much change and yet still the same. The Iron Men are strange yet very poinient. I hope they stay until they rust away. A reminder of our mortality perhaps?
Submitted by nickweale on Tuesday, 13th November 2007, 5:42pm
Could you let me know the tides at this time of year (Nov 2007)
Submitted by Julia Houghton on Tuesday, 6th November 2007, 10:12am
www.castandcatch.com

There's a link down the left hand column for times of high/low tides. Just thought I'd post this since I was looking for the info myself & there didn't seem to be an answer here.
Submitted by Helen on Friday, 1st June 2007, 8:36am
Times of tides at crosby today, june 1st and best time of day to see the statues, thank you!
Submitted by Aardvark on Saturday, 7th April 2007, 11:15am
Great thanks
Submitted by Frances Hunt on Friday, 9th March 2007, 4:01pm
I would like to know the times of the tides in Crosby
and the best times to see the statues? ths weekend
Submitted by dewberry
YSUK Rating +1341 on Saturday, 3rd June 2006, 6:04pm
Hope they're all going to be decked out in their England shirts for next Saturday!

Chris :O)
Submitted by paulw on Saturday, 3rd June 2006, 11:03am
Sounds Bizzarre. I'm intrigued and will have to visit.
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