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Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve

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Lovely nature reserve

Excellent views of Blackpool,from tower and good photographic opportunities. Saw an otter in the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Heather P
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
great for birdwatchers

Marton Mere is a flat area of wetland almost opposite Stanly Park on the far side. Although there... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
edwardbear80
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Excellent views of Blackpool,from tower and good photographic opportunities. Saw an otter in the water for several minutes. Volunteers doing an excellent job but dog poo a problem and affects some grass management techniques.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heather P
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We've been wanting to get here for a few years now. In the north-west for family reasons and had a spare day. Enjoyed the rare species enclosures and the well maintained grounds. The wild hides were great, Highlight being a 10 minute "performance" by a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

what a lovley nice peaceful place this is had a great time here as we stayed in the caravan park if u want peace and quiet go here

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jamesmackay2018
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Lovely place to walk or cycle. Especially from the Haven site . Zoo and park close by . Several hides to watch the birds.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Glenyce2015
Reviewed 11 July 2018

take your camera for some lovely shots of the birds in martin mere a wetland project wth so many birds to see, there are hides to use so as not to startle the birds you can have loads of fun and pleasure here and get...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Stanley C
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Beautiful just beautiful very peaceful and relaxing, various bird hides along our walk, swans and cygnets on the mere a bonus.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We were surprised when our satnav led us to the Haven caravan holiday park which apparently is situated at Marton Mere Nature Reserve. After a long tour round the park and doubling back a few times, we eventually reached the reserve only to find no...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AngelaG
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Marton Mere is a flat area of wetland almost opposite Stanly Park on the far side. Although there are no real activities it is a great area for bird watchers and other smaller wildlife. There's no charge as far as I know and it can...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We had a quick visit to this lovely tranquil nature reseve. It has an abundance of wildlife, especially birds. Would recommend people who wnjoy nature reseves to visit this quant park.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michael P
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I love this place this time of year, all the birds are wintering here, and I live so close, can get to it easily.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from Heather P | Reviewed this property |
We came by coach which dropped us off at the caravan park roundabout. There is a visitor centre who may be able to give more guidance.
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