October half term

Join us for an action packed day out this October Half Term. We’ve got loads of activities for the whole family to enjoy!

What lurks beneath

This October are you brave enough to try our NEW interactive trail to discover creatures lurking at Martin Mere Wetland Centre?

Pick up a trail map at the information desk and take a peek into what lurks beneath. Use all your senses as you make your way around our wetlands on our trail in search of some very special wetland species- what surprises will you uncover? There are lots of exciting wetland challenges waiting for you and your family

Time: 10am-4pm

Price: Free. Collect your trail card from the information desk when you arrive and receive a sticker when completed

Pumpkin carving

Get creative in our pumpkin carving room! We’ve got all the tools you need to make the spookiest face you can in your pumpkin – and, even better, we do all the cleaning up too!

Time: 11am-3pm

Price: £3.50 per pumpkin (Cash is payable in the carving room, card will need to be paid at the admissions desk)

Canoe Scarefari

For those who want that extra-spooky adventure, be sure to take a trip on our kilometre long canoe scare-fari! Dodge giant spiders and other critters as you sail across the water.

Time: 11am-3pm

Price: £9 per canoe (seats 3). £3 per boat seat.

Craft room

Get crafty making egg box spiders and tube owls as well as colouring a badge, mirror, fridge magnet and keyring.

Time: 12 noon - 3pm

Price: £1.50 - £3.50 various crafts available

Halloween costume competition

If you're visiting us on Sunday 31st October, be sure to come dressed in your best spooky outfit! We're holding a best dressed competition at 3pm in the Exhibition hall - come along to take part, there are prizes to be won!


During your visit to Martin Mere, there's loads of activities for the whole family. Go on a wild walk adventure, build a den, get up close and personal hand feeding our birds, enjoy our outdoor adventure playground, brave the stepping stones and enjoy watching the wildlife from our discovery hide.

A trip to Martin Mere is a great day out for all the family!

Terms & Conditions

  • Please note prices listed above are for the activities only. You will also need to pay for admission to the centre if you are not a member of WWT
  • Height restrictions apply on the canoe safari