Formby

The beach at Formby

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

Formby

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Welly Walk

Thu 11 Aug 2016
10:00-12:00
Wiggle with the worms as we search the sea edge for jiggly jelly fish and their friends.

Treasures and Castles

Wed 24 Aug 2016
10:00-12:00
Explore the shore, from shells to shark eggs, with a beach hunt along the sandy Sefton Coast.

Formby Beach Clean

Wed 24 Aug 2016
10:00-14:00
Sea Life Manchester are running Beach Cleans at National Trust Formby, to help to keep our beach beautiful.

Rock Free Rock Pooling

Sat 10 Sep 2016
10:00-12:00
Search for sea shore life in sheltered pools around the famous 'Footprints' silt beds on our beach.

Formby's Footprints Walk

Mon 12 Sep 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.
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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.