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Freshfield Squirrel Reserve

Features Animals
Lifeboat Road, Formby L37 2EB, England
+44 1704 878591
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Lots of red squirrels

A cold, dull and rainy day but there were plenty of squirrels to admire and the loo block was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JohnR R
London, United Kingdom
Lots of healthy looking red squirrels

As soon as I parked in the NT car park, we saw 2 red squirrels! I was amazed! i've been here so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“red squirrels” (130 reviews)
“national trust” (44 reviews)
Lifeboat Road, Formby L37 2EB, England
+44 1704 878591
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A cold, dull and rainy day but there were plenty of squirrels to admire and the loo block was welcome.

Thank JohnR R
Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as I parked in the NT car park, we saw 2 red squirrels! I was amazed! i've been here so many times and never seen any, yet the day we went, I lost count of the amount we saw! Clean and tidy NT...More

Thank leoniecull
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a trip out for a pleasant walk and to watch the squirrels playing. They come quite close which is great for children.

Thank helennw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

New years eve visit. If you are a nature lover this is a must. We saw many red squirels whilst walking round the squirel walk. Top tip take some monkey nuts if you want a close up they are not too shy and used to...More

Thank matt p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best place to view red squirrels in England in my opinion, there are loads of them! As it’s so big and you can go your own way, it’s never busy. Free parking around the entrance, if you are prepared to walk. Free parking for...More

Thank Krakow04
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Lovely place for a family day out ,just make sure that you have good walking shoes on ,I would say it my not be suitable for wheel chairs our prams but a brill time for children there is a car park and a fee (...More

Thank annnoe2017
Reviewed 14 November 2017

A walk through the Pine Woods where you can see red squirrels in their natural habitat. Wonderful. Woodland is adjacent to the Wood so the whole experience is a very short walk.N Trust owned so well looked after.

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 14 November 2017

ok good and bad bits the red squirrels are awesome the public who have dogs should know better ita a squirrel walk people go to take photos if there lucky enough to see them they do not expect huge dogs terrorising them luckily most of...More

Thank LORIAN65
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely easy walks in the pine woods and best of all its free. Red squirrells are usually spotted round the feeding stations. Hard to photograph through. A very pleasant way to relax.

Thank Donald R
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Took a friend here today for their first visit and it couldn’t have been better. Lots of red squirrels about and three of them are in front of us for about 15 minutes. One of my favourite places to visit and as ever, didn’t disappoint.

Thank Ila0701
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Julie W
25 September 2017|
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Response from WoolyBackKid | Reviewed this property |
HI Julie Car parking is around a fiver (can't remember exactly) it's free if your a national trust card holder though. There is ticket attendant as you drive down the lane so no need for exact money.
Anna L
3 September 2017|
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Response from sammy007 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they are open every day as it is also access to the beach.
Lorraine M
31 May 2017|
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Response from Mark O | Reviewed this property |
We have a dog and found the Freshfield pub a great place to eat and if you was visiting with just children I'm sure you would enjoy the pub