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

Mucky Pups - Summer Safari

Wed 13 Jul 2016
Seasonal fun, craft and adventure for under 5's.

Pond Dipping and Minibeast Hunt

Thu 21 Jul 2016
Come and discover the minibeasts that live at Wicken Fen

Storytime: Teddy Bear's Picnic

Fri 22 Jul 2016
If you go down to the fen today.... a classic story told in a beautiful setting, with a craft to take home!

Bat Discovery Evening

Sat 23 Jul 2016
Discover the night life of Wicken Fen - look for the bats and evening wildlife at the fen.

Go Wild: Introduction to Geocaching

Mon 25 Jul 2016
A taster session for families who are interested in Geocaching

Fenland Fairies and Pixies

Wed 27 Jul 2016
Come and meet the Fenland Fairies.
Picture of children and adults trying to identify a bug

Reach24 Acres BioBlitz 

Join us for the Reach24 BioBlitz on 2 - 3 July, as we race to identify as many species as possible in 24 hours on 24 acres.

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

Picture of recently completed bridge over Harrisons Drove

A bridge for nature 

Thanks to public donations and grants from the Michael Marks Charitable Trust & 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