Win an annual family membership to WWT Martin Mere

Swan Lake Spectacular at Martin Mere Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre

Swan Lake Spectacular at Martin Mere Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre - Credit: Archant

Winter is a fantastic time to visit the nature reserve and animal collection. Many thousands of wild ducks, geese and Whooper swans are drawn to the internationally-rated wetlands, offering spectacular displays of feather and flight with an award winning experience called Swan Spectacular. Everyday the swans are fed at 3pm from Swan Link Hide and 3.30pm from Raines Observatory including a wardens talk.

WWT Martin Mere - Duck Hunt

WWT Martin Mere - Duck Hunt - Credit: Archant

Winter is also a great time for families to visit with daily otter feeds, weekend crafts, trails to follow, den building, an adventure play area, story time on a Thursday and a different theme every school holiday.

Win your chance to come along to Martin Mere to witness the wildlife spectacles and take part in fun activities.

The first prize is an annual family membership for two adults and up to six children. The membership will run from March 2015 – February 2016 to obtain free entry all year. There are also 3 runner up prizes for a family day out at the centre. The tickets will have a 6 month expiry on them which means you can do the following at Martin Mere:

Witness the spectacle that is the Whooper swan feeds everyday at 3pm and 3.30pm up until the end of March

Take part in our GIANT duck hunt for the Easter holidays from 28 March – 19 April

Paint a duck during Easter holiday and bring it back to take part in a plastic duck race on 19 April

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Glide along the water and get close to nature in our canoe and boat safaris that reopen on 28 March

Visit our Award winning Downy Duckling experience in May half term

Become a nature explorer over the summer holidays – get your passport stamped to get your certificate and become an official Martin Mere explorer

What type of swan does Martin Mere welcome over the autumn and winter?

a) Bewick swan

b) Mute swan

c) Whooper swan

Martin mere Wetland Centre, Fish Lane, Burscough, Lancashire, L40 0TA

The Competition closes on 27/02/2015

Submit your answer in the box below.