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

Wicken Fen, one of Europe's most important wetlands, supports an abundance of wildlife. There are more than 8,500 species, including a spectacular array of plants, birds and dragonflies.

The raised boardwalk and lush grass droves allow easy access to a lost landscape of flowering meadows, sedge and reedbeds, where you can encounter rarities such as hen harriers, water voles and bitterns.

Wicken Fen Vision, an ambitious landscape-scale conservation project, is opening up new areas of land to explore. Our grazing herds of Highland cattle and Konik ponies are helping to create a diverse range of new habitats.

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Lots to do this Easter

We have Easter Egg Trails, Pond Dipping, Bug Hunts, Den Building, Sounds & Stories - all sorts of activities to keep your children interested and occupied.

To find out more click on the link below

Harrier watch

In winter & early spring lookout for Britain's rarest bird of prey, the hen harrier, coming into roost on Sedge Fen as dusk falls.

You can also enjoy our amazing fenland sunsets at the same time.

Wicken Fen Vision

The Wicken Fen Vision is a major project to create a landscape scale nature reserve from Wicken to the outskirts of Cambridge, creating new habitats for wildlife and humans to enjoy.