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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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    295
  • Very Good
    113
  • Average
    26
  • Poor
    17
  • Terrible
    6

Recent Reviews:

  • Seb-D-87
    Stafford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Relaxing walk
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 7th September 2019
    Despite being there on a sunny bank holiday, the woods are big enough to feel relatively alone. We did not see the squirrels but it was a nice walk around with our little one. Read full review
  • RIchardFaz
    Nice place for a stroll
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 18th September 2019
    The good: Really nice walks through the woods, and dunes. The bad: The National Trust car park is ridiculously expensive. The disappointment: We didn't see any red squirrels. Perhaps too many... Read full review
  • DawnOrmerod
    Spain
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great way to spend a good few hours
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 19th September 2019
    Lucky to see red squirrels this a great area for walking and dog friendly with beautiful beach and dunes with great trails and picnic areas. Read full review

Map & Directions

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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