Where is it? Near Skelmersdale, Lancashire
In which area of outstanding natural beauty? The West Lancashire Coastal Plain
How tall is it? 570 feet (approx)
Of all of the landmarks of the The West Lancashire Coastal Plain Ashurst Beacon stands at second only to Blackpool tower in its’ omnipresence.
The beacon once formed part of a relay league stretching from Everton Brow above Liverpool to Lancaster Castle, which was in place (though unused) during the Anglo–Spanish War of 1585