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Formby Red Squirrel Reserve

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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 436 reviews436 reviews

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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    281
  • Very Good
    110
  • Average
    26
  • Poor
    14
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • heather1372
    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Loved it
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th February 2019
    I always wanted to see red squirrels and i waant disapointed. Shame some people cant keep their dogs quiet . Apart from that i enjoyed my day walking round the wood then on to the dunes . It was... Read full review
  • hcallen
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th February 2019
    Visited on a crisp winters day, bit of a queue to get in the car park, mostly because people paying. Car park is rather small, made worse by people parking very far apart meaning 2 cars taking... Read full review
  • Autolycus123
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Chance to see rare wildlife
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th February 2019
    Wonderful to see the endangered red squirrel in a natural habitat. You need to be quiet and a bit patient, but there are plenty to see - also Jays and Buzzards! Read full review

Map & Directions

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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