Formby

50th Anniversary Formby

Important notice -

We have very high tides over the Bank Holiday weekend and so little or no beach will be available for approximately 2 hours either side of the following times: Friday 26th 12.09pm; Saturday 27th 12.57pm; Sunday 28th 1.47pm and Mon 29th 2.37pm

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

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Things to see and do

Things to see and do at Formby

Upcoming events

Treasures and Castles

Thu 01 Jun 2017
10:00-12:00
Explore the shore, from shells to shark eggs, with a beach hunt along the sandy Sefton Coast.

In Search of Formby Asparagus Walk

Sun 11 Jun 2017
10:00-12:30
Discover the history of Formby asparagus and find out about how National Trust is helping to keep the asparagus tradition alive.

Grazing Grasslands

Mon 12 Jun 2017
10:00-12:00
Would you like to meet our sheep? Join Rob the Ranger to stroll over to the sheep field.

Formby Footprints Walk

Fri 16 Jun 2017
13:00-16:00
Discover the fascinating story of Formby's prehistoric footprints and search for traces on the foreshore with one of our archaeology experts.

Wednesday Waders

Wed 21 Jun 2017
13:00-15:00
Explore the sands and shallows at low tide to identify the organisms that thrive in this richly diverse habitat. Thanks to Lancashire Wildlife Trust's Marine Officer who will bring her expertise to this partnership event.

Try Nordic Walking

Fri 23 Jun 2017
10:00-12:00
Come and try Nordic walking.
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Wildlife

Peacock butterfly

Moths and butterflies at Formby 

As the temperatures warm up have a look for some of the moths and butterflies that can be found at Formby.

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Our work

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Get involved

Rangers in the woodland at Formby

Join the team 

Take a look at current opportunities, the benefits of getting involved and how to become a volunteer.

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Learning

Children studying the minibeasts they've collected in their bug pots

Education and group visits 

Interested in bringing your school or group to Formby? Follow this link to find out all the information you will need to plan and book a visit.

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History

Formby asparagus spears

The history of asparagus at Formby 

Asparagus: the taste of Spring and Summer. Formby has a long history of producing this British food delicacy.

Shipwreck, Formby coast

Shipwrecks walk at Formby Point 

Guided walks help people find out more about the shipwrecks at Formby Point.