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Formby Beach

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Address: Victoria Road, Formby L37 1LJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1704 878591
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Great day out at Formby - Devils Hole

Parking - National Trust at Red Squirrel Reserve bottom of Victoria Road or Follow Raven Meols Road as far as you can go then take the single track tarmac road down to car park at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Roystheboy
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Parking - National Trust at Red Squirrel Reserve bottom of Victoria Road or Follow Raven Meols Road as far as you can go then take the single track tarmac road down to car park at Formby Point. Things to do: Beach and sand dunes. Squirrel Reserve - close to Asparagus Route walk. Formby Point Car Park - Nice walk through... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Miles of lovely, quiet beach. Perfect for walking the dog. Also dunes and other features, it would be easy to spend all day here. First time visit but will definitely return when we have more time.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my 21 yr old daughter and 4 year old niece. It was cold but bright and we were well wrapped up. The beach is lovely with lots of shells to collect. There is plenty of space and perfect for families and dogs. Highly recommend.Take a flask in the winter.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Plenty of places to choose from to walk here there is an entrance fee of £5.70p but if you're a national trust member it's free. Plenty of toilets dotted around... all clean that we visited! ice cream vans that do teas and coffees too and I believe a cafe but we didn't visit that. We also had a short beach... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The National Trust maintain the site which includes dunes, beach and pinewood forests. After paying an entrace fee, you enter a pinewood forest that opens up to a space just before the dunes. You can park in the forest or near the dunes. There are several marked paths including an "Asparagus Walk" and a "Red Squirrel Walk". Or you can... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

long beach stretching in both directions. clean and dogs allowed, so a good trip for Gloria the dog. spent loads of time watching sea even though the weather was a little cold. Choice of car parks one right on the beach and the other handy for the trails through the wood

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A beautiful long beach with sand dunes as back drop. Excellent for all the family. Access could be an issue for some as it was a climb over the soft sand of the dunes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The tide was exceptionally high and the wind very strong. But this did not detract from the beauty of the day and the location. What a great setting and what great art. Well worth a visit

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Thank manstondrive
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The openness and expanse of the beach is wonderful - always appreciate the sense of space - combined with the sand dunes, the sea itself, the sunsets - this place is beauty. Love to sit on a dune with the sunset. Good memories - really love it here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We chose a lovely sunny day to visit here, as we live far from here we had to drive, the official car park was full and a long queue was formed waiting for space so we pulled away from the queue and luckily found a space in a near by car park and walked, the beech was very busy and... More 

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