Formby

The beach at Formby

Important notice -

There are high winds at Formby today (Thursday 29th September). Please think carefully before entering woodland areas and be aware that the site will close if wind speeds become dangerously high.

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

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Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Formby's Footprints Walk

Tue 11 Oct 2016
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.

Try Nordic Walking

Fri 14 Oct 2016
11:00-13:00
Come and try Nordic walking.

Fungi Walk

Sat 15 Oct 2016
10:00-13:00
A facinating botanical introduction to the wonderful world of fungi at Formby.

Formby Beach Clean

Sun 23 Oct 2016
10:30-14:30
Sea Life Manchester are running Beach Cleans at National Trust Formby, to help to keep our beach beautiful.

Squirrel Fun

Wed 26 Oct 2016
11:00-14:00
Fun with squirrels!

Make a bird box

Thu 27 Oct 2016
13:30-16:00
Come and make a bird box with our rangers, to take home with you. Spaces are limited, 6 people per group. Please book early.
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Wildlife

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Our work

High tide at Formby washing a beach marker out and breaking down a fence

Shifting Shores at Formby 

Formby is one of the fastest changing coastlines that National Trust care for. Discover how natural processes shape this landscape and how we work with coastal change through our Shifting Shores 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.