Things to see & do

Explore Formby's diverse landscape

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Explore Formby

Go for a long walk © National Trust

Are you looking for a great walk to enjoy at Formby? Try one of our favourite walks for exploring the site.

Formby footprints

Close up of one of the footprints preserved at Formby © National Trust

Erosion of the sand has revealed footprints that date back 7000 years to the late Neolithic era.

Don't miss

  • Investigate the beach for prehistoric footprints
  • Follow the Red Squirrel Walk and count how many you see!
  • Watch wading birds on the shoreline
  • Keep your eyes peeled for a dune tiger beetle
  • Tick off some of the '50 Things to do before you're 11 ¾'
  • Tweet us about your day! @NTFormby

Formby asparagus

Discover how this one crop helped to shape the Formby you see today.