Formby Village
Places of entertainment, children and families in Formby, Southport & Liverpool
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Southport Zoo and Conservation Trust
Princes Park
Tel: +44 (0) 1704 538102
Fax: +44 (0) 1704 538102
Months Open:All year, Apr-Sep, daily, 1000-1800
Oct-Mar, daily, 1000-1600.
Closed 25 Dec.
Formby Golf Club
Golf Road
Formby L37 1LQ
Tel: 01704 872164
Fax: 01704 833028
A popular golf course and accommodation for golfer's.
National Trust, Formby

Victoria Road, Freshfield, Formby, Liverpool L37 1LJ
Telephone: 01704 878591
Red Squirrel's, pinewoods, beaches, sand dunes. Miles and miles of unspoilt countryside
Contact details
01704 878591
Fax: 01704 835378
golf lessons and driving range, Formby, Merseyside
Professional Golf Tuition
Formby Golf Centre
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Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa
Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa, Formby, Merseyside
Formby Hall Golf Resort
Farmer Teds, Formby, Merseyside
Farmer Ted's Formby
Farmer Ted's Farm Park
Large Animal Barn
Indoor Adventure Play Area
Undercover Sand Pit
Tractor & Trailer Rides
Pedal tractor park
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Famous residents of Formby are the  red squirrels that live in the pinewoods.

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Just outside of Formby, on the sand dunes at Ainsdale on the way to Southport is one of England's best family holiday centre's.
Pontin's Southport
Reasons to choose Southport!
Next to an amazing beach!
Fabulous English countryside, beaches, sand dunes.
So much great music. Loads of exciting activities.
Perfect for families - fantastic scenic walks and wildlife
. Liverpool, European Capital of Culture is just  a short trip away
England's best golfing area, a real golfing capital with 7 golfing courses
Special Offers
Enjoy an Action Packed Summer Holiday with Ben Mills and all the Bluecoats, if you book now you can also save up to 50% Have a BLAST this May Half Term!
Save up to 40% off May Half Term Breaks! up to 50 FREE Activities, LIVE Entertainment and much more you really don't want to miss out! Spring Midweek and Weekend Sale!
Book a Spring Break and you could save up to HALF PRICE! hurry though limited availability and with prices from just £70 Per Family!
Self Catering Centre Southport is a Self Catering centre
It is the ideal way to enjoy the freedom of eating when you want, and therefore allows you to spend more time enjoying yourselves!
There are 3 types of accommodation to choose from - which is best for you?
Atkinson Art Gallery
Lord Street, Southport, PR8 1DH

Telephone: +44 0151 934 2110
Fax: +44 0151 934 2109
Atkinson Art Gallery in the Southport Arts Centre on Lord Street is well worth a visit. Paintings from the nineteenth and twentieth century watercolours, and Victorian and twentieth century oil paintings. Themed exhibitions from the permanent collection are regularly shown. Every month the Gallery 'spotlights' a "Painting (or Sculpture) of the Month", and a talk is given about the artist and the subject. Closed Monday Open Tues/Weds 10-5 Thurs/Sat 10-5 Friday 12-5 Sunday 2-5 Closed Bank Holidays


Southport Marine Lake Boating and Water Sports Centre
Marine Lake, Southport, PR9 0EA
Telephone: +44 01704 539701
One of the largest man-made leisure pursuits lakes in England. The lake is home to various water sports clubs including sailing and rowing. Marine Lake is also home to The Southport Belle a Mississippi style paddle steamer that will take you on a scenic tour along Southport's Victorian seafront.





The Beatles Story
Albert Dock, Liverpool
Tel: 0151 709 1963
Yes, The Beatles seem as though they're part of your family. Now see how The Beatles lived, where The Beatles first performed.
Welcome to the Beatles Story!
The Beatles Story is the world's only Beatles-themed visitor attraction.
 Liverpool's historic Albert Dock is the home of The Beatles Story, the Beatles Story will take you on a captivating and atmospheric journey into the life, times, culture and music of the Beatles.

Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa
Great golf, driving range, two courses, PGA Academy, beautiful English Countryside and a high quality
 4* Hotel with  62 bedrooms and suites.  Lavish new Spa, Fitness and Leisure Club and for business meetings or special events, a wide choice of conference rooms and suites, will offer state-of-the-art technical facilities.
From the bouquets to the banquets, Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa is a unique setting for a wedding venue or a private celebration, whatever the occasion, we will help you create the day of your dreams and make it one to remember.
Telephone:01704 875 699
Knowsley Hall & Safari Park
Knowsley Safari Park was opened in 1971 by the 18th Earl of Derby. Lions, monkeys, lots of exciting animals to see up close and personal. We have around 30 species of mammal roaming 200 hectares of land, plus a few birds, reptiles and invertebrates.
Knowsley Safari Park
Prescot, Merseyside, L34 4AN
You can phone us on 0151 430 9009
You can fax us on 0151 426 3677
Knowsley Hall lies in 2,500 acres of private parkland just 7 miles from the centre of Liverpool and between the two main access routes into the historic city. The Hall has been home to the Earls of Derby since 1385, and houses an outstanding and historically important collection of fine art.
Knowsley Hall
Prescot, Merseyside, L34 4AG
Telephone: 0151 489 4827 Email:
Stanley House Stud was founded by the 16th Earl of Derby and has bred over 20 classic winners in the last century. Most recently, the famous black and white cap have been carried by Ouija Board, Cartier Older Horse of the Year in 2006 and Cartier Horse of the Year in 2004.

Splash World, Southport

Amazing state-of-the-art all weather Leisure Pool and Recreation Centre. Exciting array of water scares and screams including a Tube Ride, 4 Lane Multi Slide, Lazy River and Water Curtains. The attraction has been designed to cater for families and children of all ages with a shallow water children’s area, large central play feature and water cannon.   Splash World is always a tropical 84 degrees. Splash World forms part of the Dunes Splash World complex. As well as the leisure pool there is another 25 metre main pool, a toddler pool, a sauna cabin and steam suite and large sports hall. There is also a fantastic Fitness Suite with a massive range of state-of-the-art equipment and an activity studio with a wide and varied class programme.

Esplanade, Southport, PR8 1RX
Telephone: +44 01704 537160

Southport Pier Pavillion

Take a relaxing stroll on the sea. Yes, stroll along the Pier! Southport's Pier is just long enough to make the walk pleasurable and not strenuous for any one. Southport Pier dates back to 1860 making it the oldest surviving iron Pier and the second longest in the UK. Popular with visitors, the Pier Pavilion houses a licensed cafeteria, a splendid variety of rare traditional 'penny slot machines' and displays on local wildlife and history. There are also toilet facilities in the Pavilion.


Southport Theatre & Convention Centre
The Southport Theatre and Convention Centre on the promenade is the place to see top acts performing, great show's, comedian's, world class singer's and performer's.
Southport Theatre, Floral Hall and Exhibition centre also is the venue for conference's, exhibition's and trade fairs and show's
Promenade, Southport, PR9 0DZ
Telephone: +44 0870 607 7560
Fax: +44 01704 536841
Spaceport visitor attraction, BIrkenhead, Liverpool
Victoria Place,
Seacombe, Wallasey, Wirral,
CH44 6QY
Telephone: 0151 330 1333
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