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Formby Beach

Victoria Road, Formby L37 1LJ, England
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The beach was beautiful and huge, so plenty of space for everyone! The squirrel walk next to it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
I_like_spoon
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely sands

We went here yesterday and couldn’t get into the car park at 1 pm as it was full up. So we went... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rosiethehv44
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Urmston, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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“sand dunes” (100 reviews)
“car park” (78 reviews)
“national trust” (56 reviews)
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Victoria Road, Formby L37 1LJ, England
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"sand dunes"
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"car park"
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"national trust"
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"red squirrels"
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"lovely sand"
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"sunny day"
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"plenty of space"
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"main entrance"
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"nature reserve"
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"lovely picnic"
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"high tide"
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"long walk"
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"ice cream"
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"dog walkers"
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"kids love"
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"squirrel reserve"
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"can walk for miles"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach was beautiful and huge, so plenty of space for everyone! The squirrel walk next to it was amazing and seeing red squirrels in the wild was an awesome experience. Definitely recommend to anyone

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here yesterday and couldn’t get into the car park at 1 pm as it was full up. So we went into Southport and returned at 5 pm. It is now National Trust and they charge £6.50 for parking. There are few facilities as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

in the sea everyone i was with got attacked by some gross leeches but the sand was amazing i spent hours climbing and riding with the huge sand dunes

Thank Ash K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice beach best in Lancashire I have been to them all Lovely sand and sea. Beach nice and clean Quite a walk from car park and big sand dunes to climb but it's worth it Parking £4.50 for the day we didn't leave until...More

Thank Sally W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't come by car if you want a full day out. There is very limited car parking and it closes at 4PM. Double yellow lines all over the place. The stretch of coast from Crosby [where there is FREE parking] all the way to Southport...More

3  Thank catherine3smith
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and relaxing. proper beach - very quiet and enjoyable. I didn't swim cos it was super cold and windy but definitely worth just sitting by the beach and watching the seagulls ! Also the forest on the way to the beach is super...More

Thank hannou185
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful day here, gorgeous weather- take shade as there is no cover-and miles and miles of beach and sand dunes- there is the option of going into the forests,to see the red squirrels- best to go early as parking can get difficult

Thank stockportlady
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect day out beach lovely very clean dogs running free ,just take all you need with u as no facilities , we loved it xx

Thank louise w
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Google maps sends you to Formby Beach car park. Was unaware that the beach from here is inaccessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs. We had already had to park on the streets and walk over a mile to the beach as the car park queue was...More

4  Thank malunt1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning beach! We arrived about 9.30 on Sunday morning and there was plenty of parking available. We took the dogs and the tide was out so there was lots of space for them to run around and not bother anyone else. There is no...More

1  Thank kelly d
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Nicola S
16 July 2018|
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Response from Fez M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there When I was there, we had dogs running around. I can only assume that it’s allowed
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Debbie-Lea W
10 June 2018|
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Response from justmarielouise | Reviewed this property |
Yes, agree with the comments about the tide coming in quickly around 3pm. I saw a few people barbecuing on the beach
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shaheda7
25 May 2018|
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Response from Turtle5954 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not really, most access to the beach is via sand dunes which are not really pram friendly. if you can carry both over the dunes then the beach itself is friendlier.
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