In a truly unique wildlife spectacle, WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is offering you the opportunity to watch our wild swans in the floodlight.

Floodlit swan events will be held every Tuesday evening in January. With over 1500 Whooper Swans currently on the Mere, and numbers expected to increase over the following months, this event is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see huge numbers of wild swans in their natural habitat.

From the comfort of the heated Raines observatory you will see beautiful wild swans at close quarters with a fascinating live commentary and Q&A session from the wardens.

This event is ideal for families and groups and starts promptly at 6.30pm until 8pm. Booking is essential for this event and it costs £10.10 adult, £7.40 concession and £4.90 per child.  Advance booking is required, please book online at or call 01705 895181.

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is open every day (except Christmas Day) from 9.30am to 4.30pm during winter months and parking is free of charge. Situated off the A59, it is signposted from the M61, M58 and M6.  The Centre is also accessible via the Southport to Manchester and the Liverpool to Preston line by train from Burscough Rail Stations.  Visit the web site to find out what’s on all year round at Martin Mere and the other eight WWT Wetland Centres.

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