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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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Beautiful breach and sand dunes, car park expensive

These are some of the best sandy beaches and dunes in the country. With red squirrels in the woods. Have to take your own food and drink as at best all there is is an ice cream... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Thomas Allan J
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These are some of the best sandy beaches and dunes in the country. With red squirrels in the woods. Have to take your own food and drink as at best all there is is an ice cream van. If weather good it fantastic, if weather bad its bracing. Great day out spoilt by high car park charge.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely, clean beach, very popular with a mix of dog walkers, families and youngsters playing ball games. In summer I'd imagine it's a great place for picnics/BBQs. Lucky to have such an unspoilt place so close to home.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little piece of paradise so close to home lovely sandy beach and great in the summer This beach is very well cared for and is a credit to the local council keep the good work up

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Thank Richard T
St Helens, United Kingdom
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513 reviews
232 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Formby beach is a relaxing beach on Liverpool. It's always buzzing with dog walkers and people relaxing with picnics and BBQs. There is also a nature reserve with plenty of wildlife and squirrels to see.

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Thank Jessica-sykes30
Todmorden, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Great for those who like the more remote and uncommercialised coastal outing. Good for dog walking .

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Thank TheButler2014
Bradford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Tide came in when we were there but a glorious day when we went. A photo opitunity was grabbed though and very thought evoking

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Thank jac33
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Driving pass through all the big mansions and admiring some interesting designs was nice.Also,walking through the wooded area trying to spot the odd red squirrel was fun for the kids.Then there was the beach,very big and not too crowded.Lovely day out for the family all round.Must go again.

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Thank Robert8888Lee
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Lovely for blowing cobwebs away , or taking dog for a walk in winter . Great in summer too. Kids love it

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Thank Lonny1273
Wigan, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

The beach was lovely even though we had visited on a very cold day. I was amazed at how close the red squirrels came to us. We stood there quietly for a while enjoying them run around and coming over to look at us too! We had a lovely walk with the dog and will certainly go back again.

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Thank LauraTallulah
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26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

This beach is very clean, safe and beautiful. Kids spent hours playing here. I would gladly revisit time and time again.

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