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Formby Red Squirrel Reserve

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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 342 reviews342 reviews

Tel: +44 (0)1704 878591

Fax: +44 (0)1704 835378

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Red Squirrel

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!

Facilities

Other

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

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    211
  • Very Good
    91
  • Average
    24
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    4

Recent Reviews:

  • Gaijin-tanuki
    Sydney, Australia
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Squiggles
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 25th May 2017
    A reserve managed by the National Trust. Car park charges apply. A great place to visit to get up close to red squirrels​. Covers an extensive area with varied flora and habitat. Read full review
  • Idler
    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Squirrel Nutkin
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 16th May 2017
    Who wouldn't want to see Squirrel Nutkin? We did one of the longer walks around the area, and right at the end, five minutes before leaving Squirrel Wood, and returning to the car, we saw a couple... Read full review
  • Margaret G
    Northallerton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Good sightings of red squirrels
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th May 2017
    We enjoyed watching the squirrels. It is easier to see them if you wait quietly. In winter they can be lured out with peanuts. They are easily scared off by dogs and noisy children (or adults) Read full review

Map & Directions

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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