Destination guide

Head to the cosy city of Formby

Learn about the unique charm of Formby with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers especially like the golfing, football games and restaurants in this relaxing and welcoming city. Liverpool ONE and Vue Cinema are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Formby

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Formby a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Formby Ladies Golf Club (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Hillside Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Royal Birkdale Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Splash World (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Formby

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Formby is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Formby Pinewoods (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Formby Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Ainsdale Beach (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Blundellsands Beach (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Crosby Beach (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Linear Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Formby

Fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), the closest airport, located 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Formby Station or Freshfield Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay near Formby?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 154 holiday rentals near Formby. From 51 Houses to 91 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Formby for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Formby?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Formby:

  • Liverpool City Centre: 160 holiday homes
  • Vauxhall: 108 holiday homes
  • Hope Street: 99 holiday homes
  • Ropewalks: 134 holiday homes
  • Georgian Quarter: 80 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Formby?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Formby. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Formby Beach: 445 holiday rentals
  • Freshfield Station: 492 holiday rentals
  • Formby Point: 467 holiday rentals
  • Formby Station: 467 holiday rentals
  • Formby Ladies Golf Club: 492 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Formby listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Formby?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 51 Houses in Formby. Our other popular types of Formby holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 91 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 5 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 5 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Formby?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 123 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Formby. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.