Category: Martin Mere (WWT)

Launch of guided boat tours at WWT Martin Mere

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is launching a brand new guided boat attraction on Saturday 31 March. The guided boat tours will run every day until the end of October offering visitors a tour of wetlands: learning about Martin Mere, … Continue reading

Spring is in the air at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

Black swan cygnets, the return of Avocets and a flurry of snowdrops on the ground means that spring has sprung at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. Black swan cygnets Two black swan cygnets have been born at Martin Mere. The … Continue reading

Take part in a brown hare survey at Martin Mere

Join the North West Brown Hare Project and WWT Martin Mere on Saturday 3 March in this unique event that allows you to learn identification techniques and then test your skills in the wild by looking for brown hares. The … Continue reading

Enjoy a romantic valentines night

WWT Martin Mere is offering a romantic valentines night experience with a difference. You can stroll hand in hand through the grounds by lantern lights to experience the haunting sound and romantic sight of over 1500 Whooper Swans on the … Continue reading

Cold weather brings in more Whooper swans

The cold weather over the last few days has meant there has been an influx of Whooper swans arriving at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre bringing the total to 1900 swans, with more predicted to arrive this weekend. Many Whooper … Continue reading

Autumn photography competition winners

Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Centre, WWT, has named the four regional winners in the autumn heat of its nationwide photography competition. From the abstract to the arty; keen photographers in and around Lancashire were invited to submit entries … Continue reading

Take a trip to South Pole

To celebrate the centenary of the Scott Antarctic expedition, WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is taking families back in time over the Christmas holidays to become an explorer and make the perilous journey to the South Pole in our creative … Continue reading

Come and meet Father Christmas

WWT Martin Mere is welcoming Father Christmas this December and if you book in advance to meet him you can get some great special offers.  The Father Christmas dates are Saturday 10, Sunday 11 and everyday from Saturday 17 to Thursday … Continue reading

Celebrity speaker at Bird Watching Festival

Celebrity David Lindo is the special guest speaker at WWT Martin Mere’s North West Bird Watching Festival on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 November. David Lindo is The Urban Birder, bringing a fresh, urban perspective to modern birding. Tipped as … Continue reading

A Romany day to remember at WWT Martin Mere

The Romany Society visited WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre on Saturday 29 October to celebrate the life of George Bramwell Evans, who was the original broadcasting naturalist for the BBC known as ‘Romany of the BBC’. The society had a … Continue reading