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Freshfield Squirrel Reserve

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Lifeboat Road, Formby L37 1LJ, England
+44 1704 878591
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A National Treasure

This place is really something special and should be enjoyed by as many as possible. However... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jjohnvmoore
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Formby, Merseyside
Hidden gem

Beautiful place to let the kids let off steam. Only thing that spoils is it when visitors don't... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
callyann1
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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“red squirrels” (143 reviews)
“national trust” (48 reviews)
LOCATION
Lifeboat Road, Formby L37 1LJ, England
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+44 1704 878591
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"red squirrels"
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"national trust"
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"squirrel reserve"
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"squirrel walk"
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"car park"
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"lovely walk"
in 19 reviews
"monkey nuts"
in 6 reviews
"pine forest"
in 9 reviews
"nature lovers"
in 6 reviews
"few hours"
in 13 reviews
"an abundance"
in 4 reviews
"free parking"
in 8 reviews
"sand dunes"
in 24 reviews
"beautiful surroundings"
in 4 reviews
"picnic area"
in 4 reviews
"under control"
in 4 reviews
"ice cream van"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is really something special and should be enjoyed by as many as possible. However, please take your litter home with you and please park responsibly. Please, please!!!!

Thank Jjohnvmoore
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place to let the kids let off steam. Only thing that spoils is it when visitors don't take their rubbish home with them.

Thank callyann1
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This stretch of coastline north of Liverpool is famed for it's red squirrel reserve, sand dune nature reserve and miles of gorgeous beaches. It's managed by the National Trust and car parking is limited so if you get there much past 10a.m. you will have...More

Thank Susan R
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love visiting it here, always have done. Its a great place for a walk or to explore nature with younger ones. Everyone you see seems to be smiling and happy. Visited today as a family age range 3 to 73. Little ones happy to...More

Thank Julie T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pinewoods at Freshfield are a must if you are in the area. Excellent experience for young and old. The Squirrel Reserve at Freshfield Pinewoods are a unique experience. They are home to Red Squirrels and within the reserve are several walks which are detailed...More

Thank David R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only any good if you know you cannot stay after 4PM. So no use for a summer's stroll along the beach when the weather's nice.

Thank catherine3smith
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a positive note, it was a good few hours out, seeing the squirrels. But on the minus side, the scandalous car parking charges of £6.50, and then the guy at the Souvenir stand asks if I would like to contribute a £1 to a...More

Thank bdhhey176
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place for the whole family, dog walkers,walkers, photographers and Nature lovers, be patient and you will see these beautiful little squirrels,

1  Thank chrishansford
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and Mr B decided to drive to the red squirrel sanctuary (I called it a museum) on a Saturday. I was dreading the crowds and there being many small people however it was quiet 🤫 We arrived and it’s £6.50 to park. The lovely...More

3  Thank Beckston
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Word of warning, the National Trust car parks will fill up quickly on weekends, bank holidays, school holidays etc. Either park somewhere else nearby or visit on another day. We visited on a warm but overcast day and had a very pleasant afternoon walking through...More

Thank Herta F
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Debbie B
7 July 2018|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
there is a cat park but I'm not sure if it could accommodate a motor home best check the website for feeding times it varies on the weather i think hope this is of use to you!
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topdealz
3 July 2018|
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thank you
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