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WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre, Burscough
Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Meet a vast array of waterfowl, insects, and other amphibious creatures at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. Purchase some grain from the information desk or at the grain machine on the grounds, as many of the birds will feed directly from your hand. Check for feeding times and make sure you join the resident Asian short-clawed otter family for lunch. To stretch your legs and take in some of the natural beauty of the center, set off on the sign-posted reed bed walk. It’s approximately 4 km (2.5 mi) round trip and passes two wildlife viewing platforms. Learn about the ancient history of the area at the interactive Roundhouse Village, where Celtic Mere life has been recreated. There’s plenty more for children to enjoy, including a treehouse, climbing structure, and sand play area. Every day there is a free guided tour of the waterfowl gardens, or you can take a 40-minute guided boat tour for a small surcharge. Make WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre a centerpiece of your Burscough vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Burscough trip itinerary planner.
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Went to Martin Mere yesterday and was quite impressed with the improvements made since we last visited (about five years ago) but the prices that were being asked in the cafe were exhorbitant! £2.20 f... read more »
There is always something fun happening during the holidays for the kids. It really gets them involved. A great day outdoors. We go at least every 2 weeks and even during half term they have events. T... read more »
We have a monthly membership here. We have been many times throughout all of the seasons. Always something going on/something to see. The park is great for children to play in. We regularly take a pic... read more »
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