Formby

50th Anniversary Formby

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

Things to see and do at Formby

Upcoming events

Formby Footprints Walk

Wed 13 Sep 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.

Formby Beach Clean

Mon 18 Sep 2017
11:00-14:00
Sea Life Manchester are running Beach Cleans at National Trust Formby, to help to keep our beach beautiful.

Grazing Grasslands

Tue 19 Sep 2017
10:00-12:00
Would you like to meet our sheep? Join Rob the Ranger to stroll over to the sheep field.

Wednesday Waders

Wed 27 Sep 2017
10:00-12:00
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 06 Oct 2017
11:00-13:00
Come and try Nordic walking.

Fungi Walk

Sat 14 Oct 2017
10:00-13:00
Enjoy a fascinating, botanical introduction to the wonderful world of fungi, at Formby
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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.

Sand Lizard basking on bare sand

Sand dune wildlife of Formby 

The sand dunes of Formby are home to animals even more rare than our Red Squirrels.

Red Squirrel sitting upright eating a nut on the woodland floor at Formby

Red Squirrels at Formby 

Can you spot one of our Red Squirrels on your visit to Formby?

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Our work

Sheep

Formby Sheep 

Our sheep are back

Sunset at Formby beach

The future care of Formby Point coast 

Formby Point project is looking at how we manage and care for this remarkable landscape for the future. Read on to find out what's happening right now.

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.

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.

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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.