Marton Mere local nature reserve is a tranquil refuge on the edge of Blackpool. Once the council’s rubbish tip is now a biodiversity hot spot.
It's an important location for nature conservation, quiet recreation and environmental education.
The reserve is a recognised as a site of special scientific interest for its bird population.
It also supports many important species such as:
The site contains a diversity of habitats including:
- Open water
- Reed beds
- Pockets of woodland and scrub
During April to September you can access the site by parking on East Park Drive or Lawson Road and enjoy a scenic walk.
Follow the way marked footpaths to the reserve entrance.
Visit Marton Mere's Facebook page to find out what's happening.