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Formby Beach

Address: Victoria Road | Merseyside, Liverpool L37 1LJ, England
Phone Number: 1704 878591
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Ranked #43 of 139 Activities in Liverpool
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We visited at the height of summer, great little beach. Few down points, it was packed, parking was terrible and traffic towards the beach painstaking!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Beautiful expanse of golden sands. Best time to visit is when the weather is wild, windy and cold and you have this vast beach all to yourself. A dog walkers paradise. Formby beach is accessed at Lifeboat Road and shouldn't be confused with the National Trust Squirrel Reserve on Victoria Road, which leads to Freshfield beach to the north of... More 

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liverpool
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great beach to have long family walks in the winter & a wonderful beach to spend sun filled summer days out. Also the National Trust Squirrel park is just attached, so you will see red squirrels about the place also.

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Have been to Formby Point many times during the summer months but decided to go on a freezing cold, clear bright winter day and it was fabulous. The beach can get really busy when it's warm but there were a handful of pepole mainly with dogs (who can run free). You can acceasily the beach through the woods- it is... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A great walk across the dunes to reach the glorious beach. Ok it was very cold and windy but something rather special. Lovely to see some horses being ridden ams enjoying themselves greatly.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Formby Beach is basically a very large beach. Very popular in the summer (leading to parking issues on summer weekends) it can be a very nice place to be. There are no easy conveniences (toilets/cafe etc.) so come prepared. There are also some interesting things to see - the old lifeboat station, dinosaur footprints, sand dunes.

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13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Enjoyed several visits to formby beach, I'd only advise going during a weekday though as during a summers day at the weekend you won't be able to move.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is a nice long beach with plenty of walks either on the beach or the sand dunes, it is well kept and there is a lot of wild life to enjoy, can be a brilliant place for a walk in all types of weather

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Brilliant if you want to park over people's drives like mine and leave your dirty nappies and cans all over the beach and paths

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25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Nice big beach with fantastic sand dunes and shrubbery. It is clean and well respected by its visitors. Good for young and old people. The squirrel woods are near by too with a chance to see a rare red squirrel. Come here as soon as you can before there are non left.

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