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Halloween Fest

Type:Special Events

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

Tel: 01704895181

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Halloween Fest

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

Pumpkin Hunt

Can you find all of the pumpkins hidden around our grounds to reveal the mystery spooky word? Get your detective hats on and see how many you can find – solve the puzzle and get your reward!

Time: 9.30am-4.30pm

Price: 50p per trail entry

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: 11.30am-3.30pm (available until October 31st)

Price: £3 per pumpkin or 2 for £5

Broomstick Flight Training

Put yourself in the place of a migrating swan and try our broomstick flight training experience. Learn all about the incredible journey whooper swans make from Iceland to Martin Mere and work your way around our migration obstacle course – look out for predators, pylons and wind turbines!

Time: 11am-3.30pm (every half hour)

Price: 50p per child

Notes: This activity is ticketed. Please collect a ticket for a time slot from the Information Desk when you arrive.

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-4pm

Price: £8 per canoe (seats 3). £3 per boat seat.

Additional Activities

Make the most of your visit by taking part in the wide range of additional activities available at the centre, including our daily talks, den building, huge play area with wet play and much more.

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WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre, BurscoughLeaves crunching beneath your feet, striking sunsets across the mere and the arrival of up to 40,000 pink footed geese and 2,000 whooper swans from Iceland – autumn and winter is an amazing time to visit Martin Mere.

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