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Another Place at Crosby

8 seaside towns perfect for a day out away from Manchester including Crosby and Formby

There are plenty of options a short trip from Manchester if you want to enjoy a day at the seaside.

There are plenty of people who would agree with the sentiments of the old song and say: ‘Oh I do like to be beside the seaside’ - and fortunately there are a number of options for those who fancy a day on the coast without having to travel too far from Manchester.

There’s a huge choice of different places to visit along the North West’s coastline, from genteel and quiet Victorian resorts to boisterous seaside party towns bursting with activities and things to do. There are also long stretches of lonely coastline for those who enjoy seeing nature and getting off the beaten track.

Here are eight suggestions for where you can head for the sea front.