Formby

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

Formby

Things to see and do

Try one of our downloadable walks

Information for horse or dog owners

Help Katie Paterson to create the ‘First there is a Mountain’ artwork at Formby.

First There is a Mountain at Formby 

Help Katie Paterson to create the ‘First There is a Mountain’ artwork at Formby.

Upcoming events

Family Footprints at Formby

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:00-12:00
Dip into the fascinating story of Formby's prehistoric footprints and search for traces on the foreshore with your younger friends and family. Ideal for 8 to 12 year olds. Booking online is essential.

Fungi Walk - Lifeboat Road

Sat 05 Oct 2019
10:00-13:00
Enjoy a fascinating, botanical introduction, to the wonderful world of fungi, at Formby.

First there is a Mountain

Sun 06 Oct 2019
11:00-16:00
National Trust is participating in Katie Paterson’s national artwork ‘First There is a Mountain’.

Reading the Landscape

Wed 09 Oct 2019
10:00-12:00
Discover more about the history and nature at Ravenmeols, whilst learning to look at our landscape in a different way.

Formby Footprints Walk

Mon 21 Oct 2019
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: A Haven for the Blitzed

Fri 25 Oct 2019
11:00-16:00
Join us for a dramatic interpretation of local life at the time of the Liverpool Blitz, with a contemporary twist.
Formby

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.

Formby

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.