Regional Areas of Interest
- Victoria Road, Freshfield, Formby, L37 1LJ
Formby is situated on the coastal area of Southwest
Lancashire, thirteen miles North of Liverpool
and seven miles South of Southport and is a major
commuter town for Merseyside. Famed for Formby
Point, fourth largest dune system in Britain some
200- hectare (494-acre) and the Squirrel Nature
Reserve, this pleasant little town is well worth
a visit. The town has many smart bars and resturants
and plenty of sea air. Formby is easily accessible
by car, coach or train.
The coast line is now under the protection of
the National Trust. There are interesting plants
and birds to be found, and this is one of the
last places in England where visitors may catch
a glimpse of the rare red squirrel.
Chester is the gateway to the undiscovered
North Wales Coast with the Island of Anglesey
just 50 minutes away and the historic castle of
Conwy, the Victorian promenade of Llandudno and
to the west, only 30 mins car drive is Liverpool.
With its roman walled city, top restaurants and
bars Chester makes a pleasant day out.
Southport is located twenty miles North of Liverpool
and is often described as the 'Paris of the North'
and the 'Jewel of the North West', Southport is
the perfect destination for a mid-week or weekend
leisure break, with a wide range of accommodation
to suit every taste and pocket.
Blackpool is a little further away than
Chester or SouthportBut it's a town full of firsts:
taller, faster rollercoasters, bigger clubs, even
the biggest mirror ball in the world plus world-class
shows, cosmopolitan restaurants, vibrant nightlife,
an active sports scene and breathtakingly beautiful
scenery on Blackpool's doorstep. Why not visit
the zoo, world renowned Tower, the pleasure beach
or just stroll along the prom.