This photo was taken at Southport beach on the NW coast of England which is a few miles from where I grew up.
The pier dates from the 1850s and 60s. It is over 1,100m in length and is the oldest surviving pier in Britain constructed from iron. It has been restored in recent years after local council proposals to demolish it in 1999 were narrowly defeated by 1 vote.
I hope you think, like me, that it is beautiful. Sunsets on the beach wouldn't be the same without it.
Thanks all of you for the lovely comments on this photo - the response was overwhelming!
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