Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Formby

Experience the unique character of Formby with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers 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-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Formby a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Formby

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

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Formby?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 172 vacation rentals near Formby. From 73 Houses to 85 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Formby for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Formby:

  • Liverpool City Centre: 219 vacation rentals
  • Vauxhall: 133 vacation rentals
  • Anfield: 51 vacation rentals
  • Hope Street: 154 vacation rentals
  • Ropewalks: 193 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Formby?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Formby. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Formby Pinewoods: 644 vacation rentals
  • Formby Station: 619 vacation rentals
  • Formby Beach: 610 vacation rentals
  • Freshfield Station: 649 vacation rentals
  • Formby Point: 647 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Formby?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 73 Houses in Formby. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Formby include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 85 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Formby?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Formby. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.