In Focus Lancashire

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WWT Martin Mere, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 0TA
01704 897020
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Martin Mere is open seven days a week 9.30am-5.30pm
(9.30am – 4.00 pm November – March)

Staff: Andy Bunting (manager)
Bernie Starkie

There is plenty of free car parking and there are trains to Burscough Bridge from Manchester, Wigan, Liverpool and Preston further information 0345 484950. Buses run to Martin Mere from Ormskirk (on Sundays only as far as Burscough Bridge). Further information 0870 608 2608

All sales support the conservation work of WWT Martin Mere

Non WWT Mmembers
If you only want to visit the In Focus shop, just buy a ticket and ask us to stamp it at the shop. You will get a refund when you leave the reserve.

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Sales of binoculars and telescopes in Lancashire

In Focus’ shop at WWT Martin Mere sells a wide range of binoculars, telescopes and birdwatching equipment from leading manufacturers such as Opticron, Zeiss, Nikon, Swarovski and Steiner as well as our own brand, Delta. We stock binoculars, telescopes, eyepieces, tripods and digiscoping kit as well as accessories and birding books.

Situated in a purpose built showroom at the Martin Mere Wetland Centre (off the A59 at Burscough Bridge), our shop has the best optics testing facilities in the North West of England. Since January 1999 over 180 species have been listed from the shop, including: Glossy Ibis, Black-winged Stilt, Cattle Egret, Lesser Yellowlegs, Pectoral Sandpiper, Vagrant Canada Goose, American Green-winged Teal, Bittern, Goshawk, Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier, Red Kite, Osprey, Honey Buzzard, White-winged Black Tern, Spoonbill, Red-necked, Grey and Wilson’s Phalarope..

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