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WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

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One of the best in the North West

Autumn and winter are probably the best times to visit for birdwatching with tens of thousands of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Peter H
via mobile
Great day out

We visited just to have a walk around and see the different birds. It really lived up to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RichDraper
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Autumn and winter are probably the best times to visit for birdwatching with tens of thousands of assorted ducks, swans and geese. It's still good for a visit any time of year and an excellent place for a family day out or just a day...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited just to have a walk around and see the different birds. It really lived up to expectations, there are lots of different birds to see and the reed bed walk is excellent. For more serious bird watchers, there are plenty of hides over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RichDraper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Martin Mere for the first time in over 20 Ish years. I had a great day, It was not too busy, the areas were clean, with clearley defined pathways and routes. The staff was also really friendly. Will definitely visit again soon, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ricechris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I decided to visit Martin Mere early morning ,to catch the best of the sunlight. There is a large car park with public toilets outside the information centre. Inside the information centre there is information boards about daily activities,bird sightings,bird life information,membership desk and information,art...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Philfromcheshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have a membership and come here usually a few times a month with our toddler. He absolutely loves seeing all the different birds and feeding them seed from his bucket. It is such a peaceful environment and lovely for a walk round whilst learning...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Edenwood7
Reviewed 29 October 2018

WWT membership means free admission to Martin Mere. We joined WWT when we started taking our tiny grandson to Martin Mere, this meant that we could pop in (free) for a quick walk or stay for a longer session, without worrying about getting our "money's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank minniaslam
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

What a cracking day we had! Sun was shining and the children from our class had a very educational trip! The staff were so welcoming and helpful showing everyone around. The park there is fantastic and the children loved letting off sole steam. The lake...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank reddoob
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Great day out looking at all the birds. Some good half term activities too - pumpkin hunt and broomstick rides. Pumpkin carving was also available. Good cafe, nice food options but extremely busy at half term. Great play parks and shop. Possibly slightly pricey and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jon B
Reviewed 17 October 2018

On Wednesdays and Saturdays in October at 5pm the side gate is opened, it's free entrance to watch the geese flying in to the reserve in their hundreds. You can sit in the observation hide and watch the whooper swans, ducks (all sorts - widgeon,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit there are many ornamental birds plus wildlife always something to see. The cafe is clean and the food is lovely. This is s good place for all ages

Date of experience: October 2018
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Emm290612
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Response from wirraly | Reviewed this property |
Under three years are free.
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suescottLiverpool
9 August 2018|
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Response from nick b | Property representative |
No, we have paved paths going around the collection area and most of the nature reserve. So, for 90% of the site you do not need wellies
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