"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Formby Beach

Formby bathing water is a large, sandy beach with extensive sand dunes between the beach and Formby town. There are multiple access points to the beach via boardwalks across the dunes. The beach has a shallow profile that increasingly drops off towards the sea.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Southport

Local authority: Sefton Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SD268062

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Formby Beach

  • Formby Nature Reserve (1m)
  • Formby Red Squirrel Reserve (NT) (Formby Point) (1m)
  • China Butterfly Craft Centre (3m)
  • China Butterfly pottery painting studio and craft shop (3m)
  • Purple Monster Playcentre (5m)
  • Antony Gormleys Another Place (5m)
  • Farmer Teds Farm Park (5m)
  • The Fun Factor (7m)
  • Giggles Gym (7m)
  • British Lawnmower Museum (8m)

Tourist Information

Southport
Tourist Information Centre
112 Lord Street
Merseyside
England
PR8 1NY

Phone 01704 533 333
http://www.visitsouthport.com/

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Weather

Forecast for Saturday 20 October

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1030
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1030
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1029
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1029
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1029
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Tell us what you think about Formby Beach

A beautiful rural sandy beach. backed by dunes and next to a National Trust reserve. Favoured by fishermen and dog walkers with a designated dog exercise zone.

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