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Liverpool & Lancashire


A coastal nature haven for wildlife and people

National Trust Formby Countryside Office, Blundell Avenue, Formby, Liverpool, L37 1PH

An adult raising her hands in the air, surrounded by three children exploring the sand dunes at Formby, Liverpool

Important notice

Lifeboat Road boardwalk is now open. Car parks are likely to be very busy on sunny days during the summer holidays. Follow @NTFormby for live parking updates, travel by train if you can. Thank you for not lighting fires or BBQs and taking litter home

Planning your visit

School group on beach

School and group visits to Formby 

Booking is essential when visiting Formby as a school or group; discover everything you need to know about how to book a group visit, where to park and about education group memberships.

Sand wheelchairs available to borrow at Formby

Borrow a sand wheelchair at Formby 

We have two sand wheelchairs available at Formby for you to book in advance and borrow for free.

Dogs play on the beach at Formby, Merseyside

Visiting Formby with your dog 

Dogs are welcome at Formby, which is a one pawprint rated place. Find out all you need to know about exercising your pups on the sandy beaches and acres of woodland.


Formby map 

Take a look at the map of Formby to help plan your visit.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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