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Formby Beach

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Address: Victoria Road, Formby L37 1LJ, England
Phone Number: 1704 878591
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Surprisingly nice

I've seen some beaches in northwest area of England and must say this one was surprisingly nice! Loads of sand, dunes, brilliant for relax and there is a national trust as well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Easy parking, different areas to explore. Tide in and out during our trip and still lots to explore.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We've been going to Formby beach as a family for many years now, in the winter it is windy, dark and cold. Fantastic for those with a bit of imagination and willing to wear a thick woolly coat to help them battle the wind. In the summer it it is still pretty windy, but if you catch it on a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I've seen some beaches in northwest area of England and must say this one was surprisingly nice! Loads of sand, dunes, brilliant for relax and there is a national trust as well, what is a pure nature, trees and fresh air!

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Liverpool
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Visitors to the nature reserve at Formby can walk in a beautiful pine forest, through a landscape of high sand dunes and along miles of windswept sandy beach and have a paddle in the sea all in one day. It all makes for a healthy day out for all the family. Cost is nil unless you arrive by car then... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Visited today alongwith the family. It was a refreshing experience, the music of the sea waves just takes away all the stress in life. The walk through the National Trust Park is adventurous (lost the mobile though :p)

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Preston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It was lovely and sunny today so we expected queues - paid £5.60 to park the car - the Squirrel Walk looked lovely, the trees, the smell of the sea and the dunes! It was lovely, we had a great time by the sea, a picnic, a paddle and back to the car, drop off the bags and sandy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Formby beach has surprised me with having many beautiful dunes, to get to the beach we had to walk threw nice forest and landscape was very diverse. It's perfect place to d spring/summer afternoon. Highly reccomended!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

visited Formby today .....this beach is disgusting its full of debris ,bricks litter ,glass,was really disappointed the national trust charge £5.60 to get in for what ??a filthy beach no bins toilets that are filthy and a long hike from the beach!the beach could be so beautiful if it was clean ,I for one would not take children on this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It is not far from Manchester and if you have a car it's the best beach I've been so far in the North West. Be aware that the car park is around £6 but it is worth it as otherwise the beach is quite far from the village. I didn't have a bath so it was great, but be careful... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I visited the beach on a sunny day and really enjoyed sunbathing and a paddle! However it's very hilly to get to from the car park, which was exhausting for some people in our party, never mind people with wheelchairs and pushchairs! There were no bins for litter or dog mess, so there was a lot of dog mess lying... More 

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Address: Victoria Road, Formby L37 1LJ, England
Phone Number: 1704 878591
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Formby

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