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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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Martin mere

Great day out for family. Staff were extremely helpful. Canoe ride excellent and really good value... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kler12018
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Martin mere

Nice day spent here myself, daughter and friend with daughter. Lots to do, great play area with zip... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nag e
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“canoe safari” (41 reviews)
“duck” (40 reviews)
“the reserve” (29 reviews)
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Fish Lane, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 OTA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great day out for family. Staff were extremely helpful. Canoe ride excellent and really good value for money.

Thank kler12018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice day spent here myself, daughter and friend with daughter. Lots to do, great play area with zip wire, water splash & climbing. Lovely picnic area with nice scenery and nature along the way. Boating lake canoe hire available for a small cost and enjoy...More

Thank nag e
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 4 year old granddaughter with us we had been before but it was quite a while since.There has been lots of changes since our last visit which was good it was a very hot day but we still enjoyed our visit, there...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice place to visit, especially when the weather is good. We spent a few hours there and took part in some of the activities that were on, such as pond dipping and bug hunt. Well laid out, lots to see and do, especially if...More

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was FIRST brought here when I was a child as this place was getting itself 'up and running' so we've duly "grown up together." Same for my cousins and brothers! As one year one of the adults of our family bought the/another a "year...More

1  Thank forever-ill
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a whole day here, lots to see , we hired canoes for an hour , also you can go on a boat trip, picnic areas, 2 playgrounds , cafes, shop, toilets , lots to do , canoes a little overpriced

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful afternoon walking the grounds and seeing the wildlife Easy to get to and amble parking Very reasonable to get in You can purchase food and drink however a wee bit pricey I’d take my own Great day out for young families

Thank Jim C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a day trip to Southport we decided to pay a visit to Martin Mere. We arrived around 3.30 so would have liked to spend an hour there, unfortunately admission for 2 adults came to over £27! As a couple we enjoy seeing wildlife in...More

1  Thank Kathy L
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nick b, General Manager at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry that you thought we were too pricey and I would agree it is pricey if you only wanted to drop in for one hour. We are not really a "one hour" venue as we have a large captive collection of wetland birds...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A tremendous day out. The site can be seen as having two sides to it. The one side has a collection of UK and foreign birds in various sections together with a wild area to walk around ...including a record breaking bug hotel The other...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second time at Martin mere, went the first time for the Lego event for our Lego mad daughter & signed up for the year why we were there. Went back again this weekend for the bionic bugs. Keeps the kids entertained all...More

2  Thank Sarah W
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Sue S
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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Sue S
7 August 2018|
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Response from MadamCrete | Reviewed this property |
No they have new attraction for summer, Giant Bionic Bugs, until 2nd September.
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nikkisbookfoldin2018
4 July 2018|
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Response from MadamCrete | Reviewed this property |
No, Lego animals has ended.
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