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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  • August 17, 2017
    A lovely relaxing nature walk, much wildlife to see and explore, a nice walk with your dogs which must be kept on leads, so not to disturb the wildlife.  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    While staying in the resort next to this place we walked around it lots of wildlife, and you can walk into Stanley Park as well great place for birdwatching plenty of hides.  more »
  • July 17, 2017
    Having visited many times in the past it was great to see the reserve still thriving as a full day activity. The main event of all the wildlife is certainly still a draw and has been expanded in many ...  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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