Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve, Blackpool

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Marton Mere is a mere (lake) and Local Nature Reserve in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. It is located near to the Blackpool districts of Marton and Mereside and the village of Staining. It is recognised as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. It supports various habitats such as open water, reed beds, grassland as well as pockets of woodland and scrub.The mere is a glacial freshwater lake. Originally approximately long and wide, the lake was gradually drained throughout the 18th century to allow land to be reclaimed for agriculture. It was drained further when Main Dyke was cut around 1850.The reserve is adjacent to Marton Mere Holiday Village.
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  • I love this place this time of year, all the birds are wintering here, and I live so close, can get to it easily.  more »
  • This wetlands reserve is brilliant for people in a wheelchair. If you want to spend time peacefully watching birds the hides are accessible for those in a wheelchair. The paths are solid and there are...  more »
  • Doesn't take long to look around Birds in captivity and some free roaming local birds Some endangered Over priced cafe Best suited for people keen about birds or toddlers Probably won't visit again  more »
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  • A tranquil oasis only minutes from the centre of Blackpool. I love this place and so do my dogs 😀🐶

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