Events

Easter Fun - Easter Egg Trail

2015 Cadbury Easter Egg Trail logo © Cadbury

2015 Cadbury Easter Egg Trail logo

Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, 10:15am - 4:30pm.

There’s an eggcellent adventure for you at Wicken Fen.

Discover the signs of spring and explore the old Fen, as you follow our Easter Egg Trail around the Boardwalk. Find and solve the clues to claim your delicious chocolate Cadbury Egghead.

Trail £2:00 per child - normal admission applies.

Easter Fun - Springtime Arts & Crafts

Get creative at Wicken Fen © Katherine Bundy

Get creative at Wicken Fen

30 March, 10:30am or 2:00pm

Arts and crafts, inspired by nature and the season.

Use a range of natural materials to create some spectacular masterpieces to take home.

Tickets £5.25 per child on 0844 249 1895 or book online

Easter Fun - Pond Dipping and Minibeasts...

Children pond dipping at Wicken Fen © National Trust

Children pond dipping at Wicken Fen

Tues 31 March & 7 April, timed sessions from 10.30am

Enjoy a 30 minute pond dipping session, followed by a minibeast hunt

Tickets £2.75 per child on 0844 249 1895 or book online.

 

Easter Fun - Den Building

Have fun building a secret den © National Trust/Julie Tucker

Have fun building a secret den

Wednesday 1 April 2015 10:30am or 2:00pm

Build little dens for minibeasts and big dens for you, plus games and challenges inspired by sticks.

Tickets £5.25 per child on 0844 249 1895 or book online

Easter Fun - Bug Hunters

Discover the little creatures that live at Wicken © Melissa Maynard

Discover the little creatures that live at Wicken

Wednesday 8 April 2015 10:30am or 2:00pm

Come and discover all about the bugs that live at Wicken Fen.

Hunt for bugs in the grass and under the logs, plus minibeast inspired games and crafts.

Tickets £5.25 per child on 0844 249 1895 or online

Easter Fun - Sounds and Stories

Stories  © National Trust

Stories

Friday 10 April, 10:30am or 2:00pm

Storytelling and music-making inspired by the Fen.

Tickets £5.25 per child on 0844 249 1895 or book online


 

Health walk

Join us for a Heart Beat Health Walk every Wednesday at Wicken Fen

Join us each Wednesday morning for 3 - 4 mile (one hour) heartbeat health walk.

Meet in main carpark at 10am.

Dogs on leads welcome.

There is also a walk at 10am on Thursdays from Anglesey Abbey

Basket making

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Saturday 21 March, 9.45am - 5pm

Learn how to make a traditional frame basket using willow & rush.

Tickets £65 (inc materials) on 01353 720274 - advance booking essential.

Poetry workshop

Reeds swaying in the breeze

Sunday 22 March, 1.30 - 4pm

Get creative with our Writer-in Residence, Dr Charles Bennett.

Tickets £10 (inc.cream tea) on 01353 720274 - booking essential.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Saturday 9 May, 4.45 - 7.30am

Enjoy the amazing sound as Wicken's birds sing to welcome the new day.

Suitable for adults and children aged 10+

Tickets £10 on 0844 249 1895 or book online.

 

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