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Great beach

There are always lots of dog walkers here its a great place to go. I see runners and casual walkers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Flamingo14
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Formby, United Kingdom
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Great place to walk the dog. Great views across the mersey. Really enjoy coming here. Very busy on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JCF2125DA
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are always lots of dog walkers here its a great place to go. I see runners and casual walkers here often. It is a lovely beach and the community in Formby along with the National Trust try to keep it as clean and tidy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to walk the dog. Great views across the mersey. Really enjoy coming here. Very busy on sunny days. We avoid it then.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JCF2125DA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of lovely sand for children to play in and plenty of sand dunes to explore. However, as with most of this area of Formby parking can be a real problem in the summer, and the facilities down at the beach are non-existent

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Autolycus123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very surprised at the lovely wide, clean beach that awaited us after walking the national trust squirrel walk. All paths led to the sea. Very unspoiled and team of people on the beach picking up any trace of rubbish or plastic. Great beach for families...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank PamelaM176
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here on by chance on the way from visiting ‘another place’, OMG am so glad we did, and despite it being 100 mile away we will be going back for another visit. The beach is exceptional with fabulous dunes, dog friendly which is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wilki2018
Reviewed 25 January 2019 via mobile

The best beach around, especially because of the squirrel Forrest. It’s an amazing scenery and good for both winter and summer time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TimHensley55
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

The view from the beach is stunning even when the rain is cold and the wind is blowing a hoolie. The atmosphere and area is clean and inviting to both young and old no matter what nature decides for the weather I love my walks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mel G
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

A beautifully clean beach thanks to the Formby litter angels. You can get great views from the vantage point of a high sand dune. To northbyou can see Blackpool to the south the welsh mountains. In my opinion best times to visit early morning or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ernster
Reviewed 7 January 2019

There is a car park next to the beach so access is easy for all. The tide was out when we went, so miles of lovely clean sand. Just a short drive down the coast was Another Place by Anthony Gormley and then we went...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jason N
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Holidaying in the are we visited Formby beach for the afternoon. After having a walk around the squirrel walk we went down to the beach to have a walk next to the sea. The beach was incredibly tidy considering it was the height of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Miss_Teach1
25 October 2018|
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Response from MrsSmithoir | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The Beer Station is dog friendly but you can only get drinks and crisps etc, or The Freshfield pub has a dog friendly area and has a full menu. Enjoy
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Miss_Teach1
25 October 2018|
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Response from 798nicid | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are.they have to be on lead around the beach car park
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nicolasF765IA
15 July 2018|
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Response from Lesleynumber1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the rules are, but there were quite a few dogs running free when we were there.
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