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Family Day Out at Formby Sand Dunes

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If you haven’t ever visited Formby Sand Dunes then you are missing a trick.  The dunes will forever have a special memory in my heart as we met some very good friends there just moments after finding out that we were having twins and that they would be born when my eldest was only 13 months old; to say we were in shock was an understatement!

When you arrive into Formby there are a couple of car parks to choose from; one being Lifeboat Road and the other Victoria Road which is the National Trust Car Park.

By lunchtime on a hot sunny day you’ll often find the (free to members) National Trust car park full but you’ll usually find a place in Lifeboat Road. Lifeboat Road is also closer to the big Sand Dunes that we found ourselves in last weekend; you simply walk out to the left of the car park following signs that point towards the Lost Resort (the resort that was never built)and keep going. To be honest you can’t get it wrong you just enjoy running up and down whatever you find.

With younger kids (ours are 5 and 6) head through the dunes to the beach along the walkways and you can either stick to the paths with prams until you hit the beach or venture off a little to do some smaller dunes.

There is pretty much always an ice cream van in the car park but no other facilities to speak off!

Basically it’s just fun in the sand! Enjoy the photos!

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Family Day Out at Formby Sand Dunes www.minitravellers.co.uk

Family Day Out at Formby Sand Dunes www.minitravellers.co.uk

Family Day Out at Formby Sand Dunes www.minitravellers.co.uk

Family Day Out at Formby Sand Dunes www.minitravellers.co.uk

Family Day Out at Formby Sand Dunes www.minitravellers.co.uk

Family Day Out at Formby Sand Dunes www.minitravellers.co.uk

Family Day Out at Formby Sand Dunes www.minitravellers.co.uk

This post is linked up with the Me and Mine project – hosted by Dear Beautiful, Bump to Baby,Capture By Lucy, Let’s Talk Mommy, Mummy Daddy Me and Tigerlilly Quinn – where you take a photograph a month of your family all together.

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7 Comments

  • Reply
    Laura | Little Ladies Big World
    30th April 2017 at 7:52 am

    Such gorgeous captures, you have to love a good sand dune! x

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    Tania
    30th April 2017 at 2:15 pm

    Haha! Love the photos! It looks like much fun in the sand was had by all of you!

  • Reply
    Rachel @ The Ordinary Lovely
    1st May 2017 at 9:08 pm

    I really want to go!! We’ve headed that way before but I always want to stop and see the Another Place men and then we never get to Formby!

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    Jade @ Captured By Jade
    2nd May 2017 at 5:24 pm

    What a fun day out – love the family portrait!

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    My Two Mums
    4th May 2017 at 10:55 am

    Oh what happy smiley shots. Full of energy!

  • Reply
    Jenny
    6th May 2017 at 6:12 pm

    Oh Karen these are truly magical shots! I love them all. We absolutely adore formby. I think we were there the next day after you and then to Chester Zoo too we seem to be shadowing you we will have to plan a playdate soon there together. It would be so much fun. #meandmineproject

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    Thomas
    12th July 2017 at 3:45 pm

    But did you see any Red Squirrels?! Thats the real attraction of Formby, keep up the great blog 😀 Thomas –

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