Enjoy a family day out at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands, near Neston this Father’s Day and dads will be treated to free entry, to marvel at the wildlife spectacles on offer. Dozens of elegant avocets, one of the nature reserve’s star birds and the emblem of the RSPB, will be on view with their youngsters. A stroll along the nature trails will serenade visitors with birdsong, whilst the wildflowers, butterflies and dragonflies add a rainbow of colour.
On the day and throughout June families can also take part in the ‘Wonderful Wildflowers’ trail - a self-led quiz to discover more about the incredible variety of flowers at Burton Mere Wetlands. Normal admission charges apply to non-members, no additional charge for the event. Available 9.30am-4.30pm daily in March.
On any day Explorer Backpacks are available for families to hire, packed with everything needed to discover more about the creatures that call Burton Mere Wetlands home. No booking required, cost £3. Self-led den building is also available close to the visitor facilities, at no additional cost.
Visitors can enjoy some lunch at the reserve, with a variety of fresh, locally-made sandwiches available to buy daily along with hot and cold drinks and a range of snacks.
Venue: RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands, Puddington Lane, Burton, Cheshire, CH64 5SF
Contact: For further details visit www.rspb.org.uk/burtonmerewetlands or phone the visitor reception on 0151 353 2720.