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WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

#1 of 8 things to do in Burscough Features Animals
Fish Lane, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 OTA, England
+44 1704 895181
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Worth the 60 mile trip

I manage to visit two or three times a year and wish it was more often. As it is a 60 mile each way... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Buxton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great trip

We got a monthly pass which seems to be cheeper than paying for 1 visit. The monthly pass is about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
beth r
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Fish Lane, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 OTA, England
+44 1704 895181
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I manage to visit two or three times a year and wish it was more often. As it is a 60 mile each way drive we make a day of it. I joined the WWT as I also visit another WWT site and it works...More

Thank mercuryderbyshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got a monthly pass which seems to be cheeper than paying for 1 visit. The monthly pass is about £7-£8 for a family of 5 (2 adults,2 teens and 1 infant) There is plenty of different routes to go down and we have found...More

Thank beth r
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found that it was a better deal to buy an annual membership so we could visit a few times throughout the year. Toddler loves running around and it's a good way to introduce them to nature. Good play area. Nice walk especially on a...More

Thank AJP3322
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely environment,clear pathways for disabled and prams.. good visual ,lovely restaurant and toilet facilities..will return

Thank 307Susan
Reviewed 1 week ago

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is a family must. Beautiful surrounding with wonderful wildlife to discover. Most helpful staff throughout the centre. A superb Wooden adventure play area with eco water fountains. We often take a picnic as there are so many great picnic areas...More

Thank Susie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day out for looking and learning about local and visiting wildlife. Everyone should go for education and to support the center.

Thank Team-Rock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We joined as family membership 2 months ago, its well worth it if you live fairly locally and have under 10's for a family of 4 plus baby its only £7 a month direct debit (on the day family ticket is £31.36!) this has saved...More

Thank dawnella
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place but its too expensive! The entry is £11.68 for adults and £5.56 for children. Our little girl is under 4 so she got in free. This is online prices. Its more expensive on the door. The place was well kept...More

Thank Jenni25wirral
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely day here! Lots to see and explore, the duckery was great, as were the otters & flamingos. Both adults & children enjoyed themselves. Staff were very friendly and informative. Well worth a visit!

Thank KateME1205
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I Love what has been done. Beautiful. I can't really say a bad word about the place for what it is. But £35 for a family ticket? Then £1 for seeds? Then £4 for a slice of cake? Etc etc! Its a dear do for...More

Thank Deady1987
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Can children ride their bikes/scooters?
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
hi how long does the journey take from Liverpool to your reserve and is there a direct bus route please..as it seems a long journey by train with chnaging trains etc . regards ...
17 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
Ann P
Will we need wellies?
24 September 2016|
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Response from bikerdave2016 | Reviewed this property |
No ...only if you do the wild walk and it has been wet for a couple of days before