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WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

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Fish Lane, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 OTA, England
+44 1704 895181
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we're teenagers and we enjoyed it so much!

i came with my boyfriend to just visit the otters, we weren't sure what it was going to be like but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
luce c
Croc visit

We have an annual membership so regularly visit MM, but this particular day we went specially to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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“canoe safari” (38 reviews)
“bird watchers” (31 reviews)
“duck” (31 reviews)
Fish Lane, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 OTA, England
+44 1704 895181
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Reviewed 2 days ago

i came with my boyfriend to just visit the otters, we weren't sure what it was going to be like but we ended up really enjoying ourselves!! really lovely grounds with a lot of birds which was well organised and fun for all ages. would...More

Thank luce c
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have an annual membership so regularly visit MM, but this particular day we went specially to see the baby crocodile that they had visiting along with snakes and other critters. Great family day out

Thank trulyscrumtious
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Otters were observed at their feeding time and were both mischievous and intelligent to watch. Martin Mere is a vast place with a variety of birds and water fowl. They run a short boat and canoe trip for an additional price. All staff are extremely...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to go at any time of year but especially when the geese are arriving for the winter

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have not been here for a long time cannot understand why it's a great place if you are interested in wildlife do wrap up warm Has a good shop and a good cafe. Would give the Optics shop a miss it's expensive and has a...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to animal magic. As members we go each year. This year we found it disappointing as it was so similar to 2016. There were a few new small stalls from organisations. However the main attractions were the same organisations with the same animals. It...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never knew there were so many different types of duck! Something for everyone really, play area and educational stuff for kids. Very informative and there are short talks. It's also pretty open plan so, so my 17 month old daughter went swimming. (You're not supposed...More

Thank Dean D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come every year to do the duck hunt, it’s simply aces. The park is so well laid out, there’s places to explore all over. Would recommend wearing wellies for the more exploring children as some areas are off track and muddy. Great playground and...More

Thank Lilliando
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well organised wetland park; a pleasure to visit. So many interesting birds to see, with plenty of information available. The hides were really luxurious.Good restaurant by the swan/duck lake, with good food and service. Disabled access is uexcellent, and there is very good toilet...More

Thank seaspirit44
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Excellent. A great experience for all the family especially the grandchildren. A great example of the legacy of the Job Creation Programme of the 1970s/1980s. Love it.

Thank Peter R
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20 August 2017|
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Response from ginaharvey130284 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed.
18 April 2017|
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Response from nick b | Property representative |
I'm sorry but we do not allow children to ride bikes or scooters on the site due to the large number of ducks and geese roaming around the paths and also because any accidents may see a rider not just fall off their bike... More
Andrea M
16 March 2017|
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Response from nick b | Property representative |
As others have mentioned, we are not served by a bus route. Probably the quickest way by train from Liverpool is to catch a train to Southport and then change to a train that goes to Burscough Bridge. It is about a 40 minute... More