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Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve

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West Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9HU, England
+44 1253 476344
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A joy to go to

I love this place this time of year, all the birds are wintering here, and I live so close, can get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sheila565
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Preston, United Kingdom
Wildlife for wheelchair users

This wetlands reserve is brilliant for people in a wheelchair. If you want to spend time peacefully... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Aardvark160
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“nice walk” (7 reviews)
“stanley park” (6 reviews)
“bird watching” (2 reviews)
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West Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9HU, England
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+44 1253 476344
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place this time of year, all the birds are wintering here, and I live so close, can get to it easily.

Thank sheila565
Reviewed 7 October 2017

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 no hills for those who don’t want to expend much...More

Thank Aardvark160
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 17 August 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.

Thank sugar2spice123
Reviewed 20 July 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.

1  Thank William S
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

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 ways too, while the walk around...More

1  Thank Simple_Food2
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were in Blackpool for the May dance festival and since we are also avid birders, we wanted to see what was around.. turns out the area around Blackpool is wonderful for birding. Marton Mere is a nice quiet park, surprisingly close to town, that...More

1  Thank TomaSchultz
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Stayed on the Haven caravan park. Walked around the mere several times. Lovely for a peaceful walk. Enjoyed it.

Thank 25Susan2007
Reviewed 4 June 2017

had a nice walk around the reserve starting and finishing at the caravan park, there are a lot of different birds that use the area and is relatively quiet

Thank philm102015
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This really is a beautiful well kept place to walk. Miles of paths, gorgeous scenery and we are so happy to have this on our doorstep. You can also pop in to Starbucks in The De Vere Hotel for refreshments or use their bar. Expensive...More

1  Thank Tim G
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