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Formby Beach

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Address: Victoria Road, Formby L37 1LJ, England
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Dunes and woods

This is a lovely area to spend a few hours. There is a lovely pine woodland leading on to the dunes. A trip up the sand dunes is a great workout and finally down on to the beach... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
bettykehoe
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Wexford
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Wexford
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely area to spend a few hours. There is a lovely pine woodland leading on to the dunes. A trip up the sand dunes is a great workout and finally down on to the beach where you can walk for miles. The remnants of the first coast guard station is worth checking out and further over, heading... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What pleasant stroll along the beach from the Squirrel reserve and through the reserve back from Lifeboat Road. Found a potential prehistoric footprint. Weather pleasant for this time of year. Massive amount of rock and sand dune erosion this year.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk along the beach today walked for a couple of miles letting the dog frolic in the sea before doubling back and climbing the dunes!

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Formby, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beach. There is a boardwalk if you go via Lifeboat Road car park which is free end of Sept until Easter I think. Then parking charges commence think it is £4.50 per day per car.. Unless they change it this year. No toilet facilities near by. There is usually an ice cream van if you want bottled water, drinks... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a spare of the moment thing... but lovely. Not too many people around and the squirrel woods not too far away.

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Darwen, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great beach to take a walk with your dog, apart from one small area that as some some masonery the rest of the beach is golden sand with a good stretch to the sea

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Thank Mark O
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Can never get fed up of going here. Beautiful surroundings a nice walk to the beach. Our secret escape!

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Thank EJMellor
Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Visited Formby Beach with my family on a clear crisp Sunday morning last weekend. We took my daughter's horse. Great beach for galloping down and blowing away cobwebs! Parked at Lifeboat Road car park which is great for horse boxes. Good clean and plenty of space!

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Thank gloria381
Preston, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

We visit Formby beach quite alot for a walk with our dog, its best to the visit the beach when the tide is in, but the beach is very very clean. It's a great little beach in the area and a great place to go for a walk, even with a dog or the family as there is some great... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great day at Formby Beach and squirrel woods. Stunning weather great sand dunes and brilliant for running wild with our springer spaniel. There is national trust car park as members it was free to park. Well worth a visit and will certainly be returning.

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