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12 photos that capture the true beauty of Cleveleys

PUBLISHED: 10:29 10 July 2018 | UPDATED: 12:47 10 July 2018

Mary's Shell Cleveleys by Ronald Manuel

Mary's Shell Cleveleys by Ronald Manuel

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Our readers capture the spectacular sunsets and iconic artwork that attract many people to this section of the Lancashire coast.

Singleton Thorpe was a village that was submerged in the 16th century, close to where modern Cleveleys stands today. The ‘lost village’ is the setting for a children’s book called The Sea Swallow that was written by Cumbrian author, Gareth Thompson for the 2011 Litfest festival.

The local folklore and history that was illustrated in the book was immortalised in a series of sculptures placed on the Cleveleys seafront that were created by North West artist Stephen Broadbent as part of the Mythic Coast Artwork Trail.

The sculptures have become a popular subject for photographers since they took permanent residency in the seaside town. The most popular being the piece Mary’s Shell which is located at the North end of the seafront and stands at 4 metres high, The Ogre, another popular landmark, is located just to the left.

Another favourite landmark is the Clock shelter which located on a roundabout on the southern side of the promenade. the Clock Tower was restored to its former glories after an online campaign to raise funds.

If you would like to upload your photos of Cleveleys, visit our reader photo gallery

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