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Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve

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West Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9HU, England
+44 1253 476344
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great for birdwatchers

Marton Mere is a flat area of wetland almost opposite Stanly Park on the far side. Although there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
edwardbear80
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Very nice reserce

We had a quick visit to this lovely tranquil nature reseve. It has an abundance of wildlife... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael P
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
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“nice walk” (7 reviews)
“stanley park” (6 reviews)
“bird watching” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
West Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9HU, England
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+44 1253 476344
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"nice walk"
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"de vere hotel"
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"worth a visit"
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"birds"
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"paths"
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"wetlands"
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"endangered"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Marton Mere is a flat area of wetland almost opposite Stanly Park on the far side. Although there are no real activities it is a great area for bird watchers and other smaller wildlife. There's no charge as far as I know and it can...More

Thank edwardbear80
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a quick visit to this lovely tranquil nature reseve. It has an abundance of wildlife, especially birds. Would recommend people who wnjoy nature reseves to visit this quant park.

Thank Michael P
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

I love this place this time of year, all the birds are wintering here, and I live so close, can get to it easily.

Thank sheila565
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

This wetlands reserve is brilliant for people in a wheelchair. If you want to spend time peacefully watching birds the hides are accessible for those in a wheelchair. The paths are solid and there are no hills for those who don’t want to expend much...More

1  Thank Aardvark160
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Doesn't take long to look around Birds in captivity and some free roaming local birds Some endangered Over priced cafe Best suited for people keen about birds or toddlers Probably won't visit again

Thank Katie P
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

A lovely relaxing nature walk, much wildlife to see and explore, a nice walk with your dogs which must be kept on leads, so not to disturb the wildlife.

Thank sugar2spice123
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

While staying in the resort next to this place we walked around it lots of wildlife, and you can walk into Stanley Park as well great place for birdwatching plenty of hides.

1  Thank William S
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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Having visited many times in the past it was great to see the reserve still thriving as a full day activity. The main event of all the wildlife is certainly still a draw and has been expanded in many ways too, while the walk around...More

1  Thank Simple_Food2
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

We were in Blackpool for the May dance festival and since we are also avid birders, we wanted to see what was around.. turns out the area around Blackpool is wonderful for birding. Marton Mere is a nice quiet park, surprisingly close to town, that...More

1  Thank TomaSchultz
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

Stayed on the Haven caravan park. Walked around the mere several times. Lovely for a peaceful walk. Enjoyed it.

Thank 25Susan2007
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