Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Martin Mere
Fish Lane
L40 0TA

Tel: +44 (0)1704 895181

Fax: +44 (0)1704 892343

Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£14.00 per ticket
2 adults & 2 children£33.22 per ticket
65+, disabled, student£11.00 per ticket
Adult group rate (12 or more)£10.81 per ticket
Child (4-16 years)£7.50 per ticket
Child (under 4 years)Free
Child group rate (12 or more)£5.79 per ticket
Concession group rate (12 or more)£8.50 per ticket

Discounted rate available to residents staying at the Ramada Plaza and Scarisbrick Hotels. Please note that these prices include a gift aid donation and the prices are cheaper if you do not wish to pay that donation.


At Martin Mere, see, feed and learn about wetland birds and mammal and even beavers at the only attraction in the North West that houses them. 

The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) is the largest international wetland consveration charity in the UK and Martin Mere is where wilderness and family-friendliness come together for a fantastic day out, whatever the season. See more than 100 types of rare and endangered water-birds, a family of beavers and otters in residence. 

In the winter, thousands of wild ducks, geese and swans are drawn to the internationally-rated wetlands. Then in Spring, see the flamingo chicks grow and the duckling nursery.

For the smaller explorer, the eco-garden and imaginative playground are perfect to keep young minds active! Seasonal attractions include celebrations of local history and wildlife gardening and a programme of walks and talks. 

Enjoy a safari with a difference with Martin Mere's selfie guided Canoe Safari.



  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Car Parking
  • Coach Parking
  • Disabled Access
  • Parking Available
  • Toilets


  • Facility for service dogs

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

Map & Directions


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • KfromBelfast
    Trip type:
    Fabulous place
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th July 2018
    Our two year old loved feeding the ducks, playing in the park and the stepping stones. Great time even though some of the ducks got a bit cheeky! Read full review
  • Lesley M
    Blackpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    A Grand Day Out (or No Ugly Ducklings Here!!)
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 14th July 2018
    We visit Martin Mere occasionally and thought it an ideal venue to bring our 13 year old niece who was on holiday with us for a week and we were not disappointed. On arrival there is ample parking... Read full review
  • charlie46Shropshire
    Trip type:
    Accessible & good value.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 13th July 2018
    We went to Martinmere and found it to be very accessible with flat or ramped access to all areas. Great viewing areas for wild and kept birds, good park for children and good cafe & toilet. Very... Read full review

Opening Times

Summer Opening (1 March 2018 - 27 October 2018)
Winter Opening (27 October 2018 - 1 March 2019)

* Closed Christmas day

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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