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Drawn to Water: Winter. Quentin Blake at WWT Martin Mere

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WWT Martin Mere, Fish Lane, Burscough, Nr Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 0TA

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Drawn to Water: Winter. Quentin Blake at WWT Martin Mere

While other parts of the natural world hibernate, WWT Martin Mere comes to life as over-wintering species move in for the colder months.  So grab your best bobble hat, pick up a Quentin Blake Drawn to Water illustrated guide, and get exploring.  There’s always something new to discover at this time of year. 

Adventures worth leaving your nest for:
Wintry art activities for all ages and abilities, inspired by Quentin Blake's distinctive drawings.

Hone your photography skills surrounded by glistening frost and skies filled with beating wings.

Are you drawn to water, just like Quentin Blake?  Enter your wetlands-inspired artwork into the competition to win a one-off framed print.

Had your fill of the cold?  Pop into the café and warm up with a hot drink or tasty bite to eat.

© Quentin Blake 2023.  All rights reserved.

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Road Directions

Follow A59 towards Preston. Through Burscough Village turn left immediately after the railway bridge onto Red Cat Lane. Follow for one mile, Martin Mere is on left.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest railway station is Burscough Bridge station. Martin Mere is 1.5 miles from station. Signposted walk, approximately 30 mins, or can get taxi from Burscough Village. Cyclists are always welcome at Martin Mere.

The centre is signposted from Junction 8, M61, Junction 3 on M58 and Junction 27 on M6.

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