WWT - Wetlands for life

Welcome to Martin Mere Wetland Centre

Step into a wilder world where wilderness and family-friendliness combine. Come and enjoy each season, from ducklings to migrating swans - you’ll be amazed at how close you can get to fantastic wetland wildlife.

Road repairs – Red Cat Lane to Wiggins Lane 26th February to 11th March

We have received notification from Lancashire Council advising of repairs to the above road starting on 26th February with an anticipated completion date of 11th March 2015. There will be a diversion in place. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


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For the family

Enjoy den building, our new Rushes play area and regular special family events.

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Amazing wildlife

Our wetland nature reserve provide fantastic wildlife viewing opportunities. Find out what's been seen recently.

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Wildlife Weekly

In this video series our wildlife experts bring a taste of what's happening in the natural world, and how you can see it.

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Become a volunteer

Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do. Whatever time you have to offer, we have an opportunity to suit you.

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