Category: Martin Mere (WWT)

Summer fun at Martin Mere

Summer is an exciting time at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre, with so much to see and do. Why not bring the family along to enjoy a host of fantastic activities including canoe safaris, boat tours, living history days, pond … Continue reading

Martin Mere shortlisted for two tourism awards

WWT Martin Mere has been shortlisted for two Lancashire Tourism Awards through Marketing Lancashire.  The awards celebrate Lancashire’s tourism industry. Martin Mere has been shortlisted for the following: Best Large Attraction. Shortlisted because of continual investment in new award winning … Continue reading

Teddy Bears Picnic event at WWT Martin Mere

Bring your teddy bears to WWT Martin Mere on Thursday 5 July to take part in a giant Teddy Bears Picnic as part of a joint fundraiser with Claire House Children’s Hospice. The bears can be big, small, fluffy, cute, … Continue reading

It’s play time at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

On Saturday 2 June, WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is launching a brand new adventure play area: Rushes Play Space The play area, a £250K development, involves climbing structures, tree houses, swings, slides, sand pits and waterplay around a central … Continue reading

Flamingo chicks hatch at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

Six greater flamingo chicks have been born at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. Twenty three eggs have been laid so far this year; so the Grounds team are still expecting many more chicks to hatch in the next week for … Continue reading

Grant success at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre has been successful in receiving funding from the Lancashire County Council, Local Member Grant Scheme to bring care home residents to Martin Mere for free. Over the past month, care home residents from all over … Continue reading

Traditional English Longbow course at Martin Mere

A new workshop is taking place at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May with longbow specialist Tony Saunders, learning how to manipulate and craft wood into one of the most important weapons in British … Continue reading

Common Crane flies into WWT Martin Mere

For only the third time in 35 years, WWT Martin Mere has welcomed a wild crane to the reserve. The last time a crane was seen at Martin Mere was in 1999 and previously to that was in the 70s. … Continue reading

Celebrity Mark Carwardine visits WWT Martin Mere

Celebrity, Mark Carwardine is coming to WWT Martin Mere on Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 May to host an evening talk and creative photography workshops. Best known for co-presenting the TV series ‘Last Chance to See’ with Stephen Fry, Mark … Continue reading

Magical Animal Fun at WWT Martin Mere this Easter

Easter is Animal Magic at Martin Mere and you can get up close and personal to a huge range of weird and wonderful creatures. Everyday throughout the Easter Holidays there will be different animals for the whole family to enjoy … Continue reading