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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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You can explore Wicken Fen on foot, bike or boat and even stay the night at our wild campsite.

Cycle hire and boat trips operate daily until November.

Autumn walks

Our Autumn Colour Walk is perfect for a gentle relaxed weekend walk.

Visit our Walking page for more great walking ideas and Great British Walk events.


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