Important notice -

Due to road resurfacing, there will be no access to Lifeboat Road car park from Monday 2 - Sunday 15 December. Please use alternative car park at Victoria Road L37 1LJ. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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


Things to see and do

Try one of our walking trails

Information for horse or dog owners

Upcoming events

Countdown to Christmas!

Sat 14 Dec 2019
Join us in the woodlands, under our fairy lit canopy to create your own Christmas Crown, Elf, Fairy or Door Decoration.

Family Fun Run

Mon 30 Dec 2019
Make memories, on an hours guided run through tall pine woodlands, across glorious grasslands, over soft dunes and along wide, open beaches.

Den Building

Thu 02 Jan 2020
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.

Reading the Landscape

Sun 19 Jan 2020
Discover more about the history and nature at Ravenmeols, whilst learning to look at our landscape in a different way.

Our work

Formby's Dynamic Coastline


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.




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.



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?





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.

Pages of the sea 12

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.