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Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve

#37 of 81 things to do in Blackpool Features Animals
West Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9HU, England
+44 1253 476344
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Lovely walks

While staying in the resort next to this place we walked around it lots of wildlife, and you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William S
Spalding, United Kingdom
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Having visited many times in the past it was great to see the reserve still thriving as a full day... read more

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“nice walk” (6 reviews)
“stanley park” (5 reviews)
West Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9HU, England
+44 1253 476344
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank William S
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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

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

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had a lovely afternoon walk here from the holidays park a beautiful place loved seeing all the flowers and birds.

Thank Verity A
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

While I was living in Blackpool for 3 years Marton mere was always somewhere I used to go either alone or with friends for a nice walk and wander in the trees. It's so peaceful and well looked after. It's a great place just to...More

Thank dionnecandice
Reviewed 11 December 2016

A fantastic place not far out of Blackpool for bird and wildfowl watching. There are numerous footpaths around Marton Mere most are in good condition. I recommend some stout walking shoes and do not under estimate how far it is to go round. I wouldn’t...More

Thank engineers2016
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I take a friend regularly ro Marton Mere and he always says that he has a good time. Im not really into birds but its good when he points out things to me. An easy location and worth a visit if in the area. I...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
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