Lifeboat Road Recreation Area
Summary Site Description :
An open area of mainly fixed and mobile dunes, with some scrub and pine plantations. A significant area of dunes were modified by asparagus farming and recreation pressure. Site provides an excellent example of dune restoration management following damage. Dune front has moderate marine erosion. Site of Britains first Lifeboat Station.
Contact Details -
Organisation : Sefton MBC, Leisure Services Department, Coast and Countryside Management Service
Address : Formby Council Offices, Freshfield Road, Formby, Merseyside L69 3PG
Telephone : 0151 934 2962
Car Park : Yes. Suitable for coaches.
Car Park Charges : Yes - during the summer season.
Toilets : No.
Site Access : A varied of footpath types - all mostly good quality. Includes wide flat footpaths and circular trails. Beach access possible via a boardwalk - check before use. Disables parking areas marked.
Public Transport : Nearest railway station is Formby - 20 to 30 minutes walk to main part of site.
Other: Site Ranger and Education Ranger available on enquiry.
Booking required for educational visits and proof of insurance.
Educational Use: Primary, Secondary, Undergraduate and Postgraduate