Martin Mere Wetland Centre

Discover a safe haven of wide open spaces bursting with wetland nature. Fill your lungs with fresh air, stretch your legs and get ready to explore our extraordinary wetland paradise, whatever the weather!


Unforgettable wildlife encounters in 800 acres of wetlands – the perfect place to get close to nature. Get set for an autumn adventure and see wildlife on the move as winter migration begins.

Your wetland centre

Get closer to nature than ever at Martin Mere

This season's highlights

With wide-open spaces and wetlands full of the sights and sounds of nature, there's plenty to see and do.

North West Bird Watching Festival

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 October. Find out more.

Adventure awaits

Enjoy our outdoor adventure play areas and make magical memories with family this spring.

Witness the autumn migration

Sit in peace in one of our hides and watch the wildlife spectacle unfold before you.

"Would definitely recommend Martin Mere to anyone looking for a relaxed setting where they can really enjoy the wildlife on offer. Very family friendly."

- Martin Mere visitor, via Facebook -

WWT is the charity that protects wetlands and wildlife

Your support, through visiting, membership or donation, is what makes this happen.

Thank you.