For families

Family days out

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50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

We've come up with an exciting list of 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ - parents can join in too.

Collect your 50 things scrapbook from the Visitor Centre or sign up online at our 50 Things website.

Some of our 50 Things to do here

  • Camp out in the wild (no.3)
  • Go on a really long bike road (no.11)
  • Go star gazing (no.27)
  • Hunt for bugs (no.31)
  • Discover what's in a pond (no.35)
  • Go bird watching (no.44)
  • Cook on a campfire (no.47)
  • Find a geocache (no.49)

Go barefoot

Saturday 25 October, 10am-3pm

Complete Challenge No.24 on our Family Barefoot Walk. Trail takes approx 30 mins, with activities & challenges along the route.

Trail £2 per child.

Normal admission applies.

Money saver

Chidren enjoying a cycling adventure at Wicken Fen

Explore the reserve & save money with our Fen Explorer ticket.

Includes entrance, bike hire (2hrs) & boat trip.

Adults: NT £11.50 Non NT £17.65

Child:   £7 / £10

Family: £34 / £50 (2 adults & 2 children)

All the essentials

  • Baby changing facilities in all toilets
  • Cafe serving children's meals, high chairs available
  • Push / wheelchair friendly Boardwalk Trail with easy access to wildlife hides
  • Willow tunnel play area next to cafe
  • Child bikes, tags, trailers, trikes, adult bikes with child seats for hire
  • Activities table in main Visitor Centre
  • Free seasonal trails/ brass rubbing trail
  • Picnic tables in carpark and near Visitor Centre

Half-term events

Autumn adventure game

This half-term we have Autumn Adventure on Tuesday 28 Oct and Batty Halloween on Friday 31 Oct.

Check out our Events Page for details and tickets.