Formby Red Squirrel Walk, Liverpool

A red squirrel moving among foliage in the woods

The National Trust woodlands at Formby are home to rare red squirrels and are perfect for a gentle walk to spot them.

Grade: Easy

Explore the beautiful woodlands at Formby, which are home to the rare native red squirrel, on these easily marked paths, with a few short, steep slopes. 

The woodlands are also home to tree creepers, nuthatch and greater spotted woodpecker while redpoll, siskin and crossbill can be seen from time to time.

This gentle walk is just under two miles long and should take about an hour to complete. Dogs are welcome but please keep them on a lead at all times.