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North West Bird Watching Festival 2022 *Cancelled*

Type:Festival

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

Tel: 01704 895 181

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North West Bird Watching Festival 2022

*Event Cancelled*

Due to a confirmed case of avian influenza in our collection birds at the centre, we have had to cancel the North West Bird Watching Festival this weekend. We apologise for the disappointment we know this will cause and our team will be in touch to arrange any refunds. For the most updated information regarding our closure, please visit our website: https://buff.ly/3SZfxj6

Open from 08:00, watch the spectacle of thousands of geese leave the roost before heading for breakfast in Mere Side Café.  The centre is open until 19:00 on the Saturday to watch up to 30,000 pink-footed geese return to the roost. 

From guest speakers and exhibitors to photography workshops and guided reserve walks, there’s a whole range of activities for you to enjoy for a full day out from dawn till dusk.

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Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

Directions

Road Directions

Follow A59 towards Preston. Through Burscough Village turn left immediately after the railway bridge onto Red Cat Lane. Follow for 1 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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