Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

The National Trust's oldest nature reserve, and England's most famous fen

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Things to see and do

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Upcoming events

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sat 07 May 2016
A guided walk to hear the birds of the Fen singing at the best time of day, best time of year.

Mucky Pups- Messy Muddy May

Wed 11 May 2016
Seasonal fun, craft and adventure for under 5's.

Basket Making Workshop

Fri 13 May 2016
Learn a traditional skill, and produce your own willow basket for cut flowers.

Pond Dipping and Minibeast Hunt

Tue 31 May 2016
Come and discover the minibeasts that live at Wicken Fen

Den Building

Wed 01 Jun 2016
Little dens, big dens, plus games and challenges

Go Wild: All About Fire!

Fri 03 Jun 2016
Learn how to start and light a fire, be safe around fires, before cooking some simple snacks on your own fire.
Wicken Fen Nature Reserve


Wicken Fen - Bittern


Wicken Fen is home to some of our rarest and most endangered species. Discover more about Wicken's amazing wildlife

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Our work

Image showing new bridge over Harrisons Drove

A bridge for nature 

Thanks to public donations and a grant from Viridor Credits Environmental Company, we've built a 'bridge for nature' enabling wildlife and our herds of Konik ponies & Highland cattle to roam freely over the nature reserve.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Eating and shopping

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Get involved

Volunteer driving a tractor


We have a range of volunteering opportunities from rangers, bike hire and learning assistants, visitor reception assistants to Fen Cottage guides.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve


Wicken Fen - School Visit


School children will love a day out in nature's outdoor classroom, start planning your visit now.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Join or give

Konik ponies at Wicken Fen galloping towards the camera

Sponsor our Konik ponies 

They're cute and and are creating new habitats for Wicken's amazing wildlife - now you can sponsor Wicken's Konik ponies from just £30