Formby is a town in Merseyside.

Get in

Formby's closest airport is Liverpool Airport which is 23 miles away however accessible from the Liverpool-Southport railway.

Get around

Formby has local buses connecting places like the Squirrel Reserve and the village. Another service is the taxis that run through the town. These can be hire from several stores in the Village.


In Formby, there are not many things to do but there is:

The Village:- Brows Lane: In the middle of Formby and about 5 minutes from the railway station. Includes shops such as M&S Simply Food, Boots, New Look, Waitrose, a swimming pool and several other businesses.

Altcar Estate:- On the outskirts of Formby, is the Altcar Estate by Formby Bypass (A565)which includes a Tesco, several local businesses and Formby Football Club.

Duke Street Park: On Duke Street is the park where local football matches are played. These matches include local school boys and Formby Dons.

Victoria Road has the most of the expensive house and people who live the road are footballers such as Steven Gerrard and Duncan Ferguson.


The Railway Cross House Inn The Taps Village Inn Bay Horse The Pinewoods The Grapes The Royal The Lighthouse Shorrocks Hill


There are no hotels in Formby but there are several hotels in the nearby towns of Southport and Liverpool. However there is caravan park at the edge of Formby.

Go next

Trips to Liverpool and Southport are a must went in Formby and both are easily reach by the railway line at £2:10 to Southport and about £3.

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