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Glorious beach with dramatic sand dunes, surrounded by sweeping coastal pinewoods.

Red squirrels, natterjacks, prehistoric footprints and miles of coastal walks are just waiting to be discovered - part of Formby's amazing and ever changing landscape. 

Enjoy breathtaking sea views or a picnic; head out on a bracing coastal walk or find out about Formby's fascinating coastal history with links to asparagus growing and the early days of aviation.

Whether you want to walk, run or ride there's something for everyone at Formby, the perfect place to get outdoors and active.

Become a 'Friend of the Red Squirrels'

Help make a difference to the future of the reds in Formby © National Trust

Help make a difference to the future of the reds in Formby

This winter at Formby we need your help. We must raise £1,600 to plant half a hectare of mixed conifers and £2,400 for fencing to shield the young trees. These habitats will become homes for future generations of red squirrels. Your support will make a difference.

Visit the Justgiving page or text 'SQRL01' plus amount (for example, £5) to 70070 to donate

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