28 days in Merseyside Itinerary

28 days in Merseyside Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
— 14 nights
Drive:  30 min
— 13 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Istanbul, Turkey


Formby ©
Formby is a civil parish and town within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton in Merseyside, England. You'll get in some beach time at Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands and Dinas Dinlle Beach. Visiting Muncaster Castle and Talacre Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Formby: Angel Bay (in Penrhyn Bay), Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve (in Bethesda) and Harlech (Harlech Castle, Harlech Beach, &more). Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Coed y Brenin Forest Park. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village, kick back and relax at Borth y Gest Beach, savor the flavors at Melville Tyson Ltd, and stroll through Seascale Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Formby travel route planning website.

Istanbul, Turkey to Formby is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Formby is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in June, expect Formby to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Aintree.

Things to do in Formby

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Harlech, Rhyl, Welsh Mountain Zoo, Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands, Coed y Brenin Forest Park
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Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village


Aintree ©
Aintree is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Formby Beach and Ainsdale Beach. Visiting Freshfield Squirrel Reserve and West Kirby Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Aintree side-trips: North Wirral Country Park (in New Brighton), Birkenhead (Lady Lever Art Gallery, St Saviour's Church, Oxton, &more) and The Madhouse (in Bebington). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Knowsley Safari, buy something for everyone on your list at The Croft Retail & Leisure Park, contemplate the waterfront views at West Kirby Marine Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Eastham Country Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Aintree visit site.

Aintree is just a stone's throw from Formby. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Aintree

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Birkenhead, New Brighton, Formby, West Kirby, Wallasey
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Aintree Racecourse ©
Aintree Racecourse
Crosby Beach ©
Crosby Beach
Formby Beach ©
Formby Beach