PECS 2008 - Physics of Estuaries and Coastal Seas: LIVERPOOL 25-29 August 2008

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We plan to offer some of the following excursions on the Thursday afternoon (times and activities to be confirmed). Costs quoted do not include travel.

Liverpool Football Club
England's most successful football club invites you to visit their museum and tour behind the scenes of the famous Anfield stadium. Cost: £10

Hilbre Island
Not only the best wildlife for miles, this Local Nature Reserve is also home to the Coastal Observatory's radar, weather station and webcam. Cost: free
[LW 2.29m above CD at 16:30BST (15:30GMT) on 28th August 2008.]

Formby Point and Crosby beach
The National Trust nature reserve at Formby Point is famous for its red squirrels, as well as the sand dunes and beach. Cost: charge may be payable; National Trust Members, free
[LW 2.18m above CD at 16:22BST (15:22GMT) on 28th August 2008.]
Consisting of a hundred cast-iron life-size figures spread over three kilometres of Crosby beach, Anthony Gormley's "Another Place harnesses the ebb and flow of the tide to explore man's relationship with nature". Cost: free
[LW 2.29m above CD at 16:41BST (15:41GMT) on 28th August 2008.]

Williamson Tunnels
The Williamson tunnels are a strange underground kingdom which has lain beneath the city of Liverpool since the early 1800s. What are they for and why are they there? Cost: £4

Explore on your own - Other suggestions
Liverpool 08 European Capital of Culture events [More]
    World Museum Liverpool [More]
    Merseyside Maritime Museum (venue for Conference Dinner) [More]
Art Galleries:
    The Walker [More]
    Tate Gallery Liverpool [More]
    Lady Lever Art Gallery (Port Sunlight, Wirral) [More]
Blue Planet Aquarium (Ellesmere Port) [More]
Cains Brewery - a fascinating insight into Merseyside's rich brewing heritage [More]
Retail therapy in Liverpool, Southport, Chester

See the Visit Liverpool web site for more suggestions and information

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