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Formby Beach

Victoria Road, Formby L37 1LJ, England
+44 1704 878591
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First visit here today after looking through our National Trust handbook for inspiration for a day... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Burnley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Stunning Beach

Visted twice in august last visit was 13th august 2017, we park at the lifeboat road car park and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Preston, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
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“car park” (63 reviews)
“sand dunes” (88 reviews)
“lovely beach” (33 reviews)
Victoria Road, Formby L37 1LJ, England
+44 1704 878591
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First visit here today after looking through our National Trust handbook for inspiration for a day out. Only just over an hours drive from home so I really can't believe we haven't been years before. The NT car park is spotless and ideally located for...More

Thank nikki1711
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visted twice in august last visit was 13th august 2017, we park at the lifeboat road car park and pay £4.50 to park, which i think is great value. Follow the yellow arrow down a straight path eventually turning into a wooden board walk straight...More

1  Thank catwar2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place - gorgeous long sandy beach where you can walk for miles. Lovely sand dunes to run up and down ( the dog not me !), and then a nice stroll back to the car through the Asparagus fields & squirrel reserve....More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day out us and our dog who I think loved it even more then we did. It is a lovely clean beach which is very dog friendly. We took a picnic with us and made a day of it and even...More

1  Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our day - could have stayed longer. Beautiful big beach and great areas for exploring with the kids. Don't mind the dogs at all, however had to remind two sets of owners to pick up after their dogs - grrr. Great day...More

Thank rthrelfall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A massive beach, dog friendly with dunes. A national trust beach, clean with loads of room for all. We were there on a "sunny intervals" day and it wasn't over busy. Lots of parking and life guards on duty. We will go back if in...More

1  Thank ryjoel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in Formby and love a walk down to the beach whenever I return home to visit family. It is a lovely beach with great views across to Liverpool and north Wales. There is an large car park close by (usually with an...More

Thank jude002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a lovely beach with lots to offer ! You can walk to the squirrel sanctuary or to the sculptures on the beach no problem at all. I have seen a seal in the sea and even jelly fish bobbing about in the water. Its...More

Thank Bren D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People had told us these were seeing- we totally agree- easy to get to on the train- a lovely walk great fun photo opportunities- lovely tea and cake in cafe overlooking beach!

1  Thank 629anne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely sandy beach. A bit of a walk from the car park- btw disabled can park for free. Walk through dunes not for people with mobility issues.

2  Thank Arek D
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17 August 2017|
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Response from Sally C | Reviewed this property |
I would say not - I never saw any - just a massive beach with pools of water and wonderful sand dunes - but well worth a visit
24 May 2017|
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Response from Mark A | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any. What I did see was plenty of well behaved dogs off of their lead enjoying themselves.
28 April 2017|
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Response from tishtash123080 | Reviewed this property |
Not too sure but looking at one of the replies, someone said there are