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Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve, Blackpool

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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3.4/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
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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  • Was there a good while ago but Caravans good also entertainment centre. Had alsation with us likd to walk and see Ducks etc on Wildlife Walks 
  • I live near the De Vere Hotel and quite often go on walks around the Mere. It is a lovely area with plenty to see. It is very interesting for the young to explore and learn about nature. A pair of bin...  read more »
  • Vv good for dog walkers and training your dog, there are over dogs around so beware of that if you are training your dog. It's also good for just walks. 
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