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WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

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Swan night

We booked on the evening with swan,s lite with spotlights up on a very dark night it was amazing... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
annna13579
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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What a great Sunday.

Had a great time at the reserve. We spent around two hours and really enjoyed ourselves (even in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kayleighjoness_
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked on the evening with swan,s lite with spotlights up on a very dark night it was amazing, gave us lots of information about the Swan,s

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank annna13579
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time at the reserve. We spent around two hours and really enjoyed ourselves (even in the teaming rain!). Got stuck right into the day, can get up close to different species of birds. Feeding shows and talks are scheduled by the front...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kayleighjoness_
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another exciting day at Martin Mere. Walked round the 'tame' section first, great to see all the work they are putting into conservation. Some mad looking birds that bring a real smile to your face! Lunch at the cafe is reasonably priced and very tasty....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highlight was 3pm Whooper Swan Feeding. Not just swans but Pink Foot Geese, Shelduck and Widgeon. All with commentary. Bonus was sightings of Tawny and Barn Owls.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my New Year's Day walk from Burscough to and around the wetland centre. The paths to the attraction are very well signposted. I arrived about midday and wandered around seeing the cranes, flamingos, otters, avocets and all the diving ducks. I had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cat R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great few hours here with my family. There were so many different birds to see - I even got one eating out of my hand! There are small play areas in different locations around the place which was good for our 2 year...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 457sheyp
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit this place today for a couple of hours. I've not been before but tother half has years ago ... arrived around 2pm today on probably the bleakest of days... we weren't disappointed. Staff where warm welcoming and friendly and it was easy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vivien P
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Autumn and winter are probably the best times to visit for birdwatching with tens of thousands of assorted ducks, swans and geese. It's still good for a visit any time of year and an excellent place for a family day out or just a day...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We visited just to have a walk around and see the different birds. It really lived up to expectations, there are lots of different birds to see and the reed bed walk is excellent. For more serious bird watchers, there are plenty of hides over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RichDraper
Reviewed 25 November 2018

I visited Martin Mere for the first time in over 20 Ish years. I had a great day, It was not too busy, the areas were clean, with clearley defined pathways and routes. The staff was also really friendly. Will definitely visit again soon, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Emm290612
28 August 2018|
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Response from wirraly | Reviewed this property |
Under three years are free.
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kay W
19 August 2018|
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Response from Sandra T | Reviewed this property |
Yes no problem
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suescottLiverpool
9 August 2018|
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Response from nick b | Property representative |
No, we have paved paths going around the collection area and most of the nature reserve. So, for 90% of the site you do not need wellies
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