Wicken Fen windmills and walking

Wicken Fen windmills and walking

From a quick stroll around the Boardwalk to longer nature walks, Wicken is a walker's paradise.

Muddy paws welcome

Walking your dog at Ickworth is a treat for everyone

Four- legged friends are welcome at Wicken - please keep your dog on a lead when walking on Sedge Fen and under close control in other areas of the reserve.

Dogs are welcome in the Visitor Centre.

Mobility for all

Our all weather Boardwalk is wheel & pushchair friendly.

We also have a range of tricycles available for hire ideally suited to children and adults with physical or learning disabilities.


Enjoy a family day out on two wheels

Enjoy a family day out on two wheels

Cycling is a great way to explore Wicken Fen, local villages or the historic cities of Cambridge or Ely - and the best bit there's not a hill in sight.

Bring your own bike or hire one at Wicken Fen.

Horse riding

Explore the Cambridgeshire Fen’s on horseback

Explore the Cambridgeshire Fen’s on horseback

There are a range of statutory and permissive riding routes on the wider Wicken Fen Nature Reserve.

Stock gates have fittings which are easy for mounted riders to operate and mounting blocks.

Riders wishing to ride the Lodes Way will need to detour via Burwell as the existing bridge over Burwell Lode is not suitable for horses.


Join the digital treasure hunt

Can you find our caches hidden in secret locations on the nature reserve?

Download the co-ordinates for the caches at or borrow a pre-loaded GPS receiver from the Visitor Centre.