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Formby Red Squirrel Reserve

Victoria Road, Freshfield, Formby, Merseyside, L37 1LJ

Tel: +44 (0)1704 878591

Fax: +44 (0)1704 835378

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Formby Red Squirrel Reserve

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Car parking£5.70 per ticket
Coach Parking£50.00 per ticket
Mini bus parking£18.00 per ticket

All groups must book in advance
No coach bookings at weekends due to congestion
Free admission to members on production of a group membership card
Free parking to groups booking guided walks

Extras - Treat yourself to your very own fluffy squirrel: £3.00. Post your day to a friend far away. Postcards: 25p. Use our audioguide to dip into fascinating Formby: £1 hire charge. Be a high tech treasure hunter and try Geocaching for free!

About

Red squirrels, natterjacks, prehistoric footprints and miles of coastal walks are just waiting to be discovered - part of National Trust Formby's amazing and ever changing landscape.

Enjoy breathtaking sea views; head out on a bracing coastal walk or find out about Formby's fascinating coastal history with links to asparagus growing and the early days of aviation.

Whether you want to walk, run or ride there's something for everyone at Formby, the perfect place to get outdoors and active.

There is a fantastic variety of events to enjoy at Formby. Now you can book your tickets through VisitLiverpool its even easier to get involved.

Facilities

Other

  • Car Parking
  • Car Parking Limit
  • Coach Parking
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Park Ranger
  • Picnic Facility
  • Schools Accepted
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    288
  • Very Good
    111
  • Average
    26
  • Poor
    15
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • mini-waffler79
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great place for a walk
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th April 2019
    We had a brilliant time exploring the different walks, starting on the squirrel trail, passing through the dunes and onto the beach. We saw loads of squirrels and the kids were thrilled by how close... Read full review
  • tigsm2017
    Birkenhead, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th April 2019
    It's great. Got to see red squirrels , lots of trails your can follow, lots of parking, beautiful area. Read full review
  • RandRH
    Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Business
    Lovely experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd April 2019
    I am in my mid 30’s and have only ever seen 1 red squirrel in my lifetime, in Spain. I never thought that I would get the opportunity to see so many in Britain. The Squirrel Reserve has lots of... Read full review
  • mini-waffler79
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great place for a walk
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th April 2019
    We had a brilliant time exploring the different walks, starting on the squirrel trail, passing through the dunes and onto the beach. We saw loads of squirrels and the kids were thrilled by how close... Read full review
  • tigsm2017
    Birkenhead, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th April 2019
    It's great. Got to see red squirrels , lots of trails your can follow, lots of parking, beautiful area. Read full review
  • RandRH
    Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Business
    Lovely experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd April 2019
    I am in my mid 30’s and have only ever seen 1 red squirrel in my lifetime, in Spain. I never thought that I would get the opportunity to see so many in Britain. The Squirrel Reserve has lots of... Read full review

Map & Directions

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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