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Formby Beach, Formby

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.1/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
Formby beach is the location of the first lifeboat station in the UK. Established perhaps as early as 1776 by William Hutchinson, Dock Master for the Liverpool Common Council. It was the first lifeboat station in the United Kingdom, and possibly the world. The foundations of the last of the lifeboat station buildings remain on the beach. The last launch took place in 1916.
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  • We chose a lovely sunny day to visit here, as we live far from here we had to drive, the official car park was full and a long queue was formed waiting for space so we pulled away from the queue and l...  read more »
  • Costs £5.50 to park so you need to spend a couple of hours to make it worth while. Interesting walks though in the national park and the beach is nice and flst for dog walking 
  • If you like long rambles while watching the distant horizon, then Formby beach is Idyllic. Off the beach are huge sand dunes, which lead into beautiful woodlands,home to the rare native red squirrel. ...  read more »
  • LOVE Formby Beach, super clean with beautiful sand. Be aware that the car park is chargeable at around £5 per car.
  • Great day out for families, dog walks or just a nice stroll on your own. Top marks
  • great place to relax, sandy beach, dunes, national park with animals, beautifully
  • Nice place to get away from everything ..Love this and well worth.
  • A sandy beach, not too many stones and rocks. From the car park there is a nice woodland walk to the beach if you choose to.
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