Formby

Important notice -

Due to storm damage some beach access routes, including the boardwalk at Lifeboat Road, are closed. Please take care and follow diversion signs.

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

Formby

Things to see and do

Try one of our walking trails

Information for horse or dog owners

Upcoming events

Den Building

Sat 14 Mar 2020
10:00-12:00
Ever fancied building your home? This could just be your lucky day! Develop a des' res' at our prime location, just off the beaten track. Applicants must have ideas, imagination and fun.

Spherical White with Diamond

Fri 27 Mar 2020
10:00-11:00
A new work by Icelandic sound artist Halla Steinunn Stefánsdóttir, invites visitors to immerse themselves in the natural world at this extraordinary site. Working with creative producers Curated Place, as part of naturproject.org

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt / Lifeboat Road

Sat 11 Apr 2020
11:00-13:00
Explore homes and hibernation as Formby's inhabitants spring into life this Easter. We’ll have little and long hunts for little and long legs. To take part in bug hunting bring your own bug pot or purchase one from us.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt / Victoria Road

Sat 11 Apr 2020
11:00-13:00
Explore homes and hibernation as Formby's inhabitants spring into life this Easter. We’ll have little and long hunts for little and long legs. To take part in bug hunting bring your own bug pot or purchase one from us.

Bug Hunting

Tue 14 Apr 2020
10:00-12:00
Get hands on looking for delicate bugs in our woodlands and grasslands.

Ranger Ramble

Thu 16 Apr 2020
10:00-12:00
Take a walk through our amazing coastline and hear about what it takes to keep nature natural. Walk will last up to 2 hours.
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Our work

Formby's Dynamic Coastline

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Get involved

Clearing litter off Formby beach

Play your part in a litter-free Formby 

Litter is a growing problem here at Formby, we see all sorts of items left on our site from barbecues to gazebos - keeping the coastline clean is a constant battle. Take a look at how you can get involved to help us keep Formby litter free.

Future Formby

Get Involved - the Future of Formby Point 

Welcome to these pages, which aim to keep you updated with what’s happening about the future of Formby Point and how you can 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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Groups

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Access For Groups 

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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Learning

Children studying the minibeasts they've collected in bug pots

Activity Kits 

Are you interested in learning at Formby and the Activities we have available? Follow this link to find out more about Education activities at Formby.

Shipwreck walk at Formby Point

Guided sessions 

Interested in a guided session at Formby?

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Wildlife

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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.

Prehistoric human footprint Formby

Search for prehistoric footprints 

Out in the mud and sand on Formby beach are the footprints of people and animals who lived here thousands of years ago. Search for them and connect with Formby's prehistoric past.

Shipwreck, Formby coast

Shipwrecks at Formby 

Find out more about shipwrecks at Formby.

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Pages of the Sea Remembered 

Formby Beach was part of Pages of the Sea, Danny Boyle’s commission to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. On 11 November 2018, we gathered on the beach for an informal, nationwide gesture of remembrance for the men and women who left their home shores during the First World War. Honoring soldier Captain John Basil Armitage.