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Formby Nature Reserve

Formby Nature ReserveVictoria Road
L37 1LJ
Telephone: 01704 878591


Formby Beach and Nature Reserve
Enjoy a stroll along the miles of beaches or through the peaceful pine woodlands and look out for the endangered red squirrel.

The woods here are one of 17 red squirrel reserves in northern England; the reds are attracted by the large numbers of conifers, as they feed on the ripe pine cones.

The beautiful dunes form a part of one of the largest areas of dune habitat within the UK and provide an excellent home for many rare and endangered species such as the Natterjack Toad and the Northern Dune Tiger Beetle.

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It may be worth checking out Formby Nature Reserve's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.

We do strongly suggest you contact Formby Nature Reserve before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.

Opening Times

2016 Opening Details:
Open everyday dawn till dusk.
Car park open 9am to 5.30pm.


"Can I have one of those?"

Cuddly squirrels and postcards are available from the entrance kiosk.

"i need a wee"

Toilets are located near the entrance to National Trust Formby.

and baby come too...

Baby changing facilities provided.

Prices & Admission

2016 Prices:
Car Parking: £5.60 per car
Day Riding Permit: £2.50 per horse
Orienteering course: £2 per pack
Audio guide £1
Fluffy Squirrel souvenir £3


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Formby Nature ReserveVictoria Road
L37 1LJ
Telephone: 01704 878591