Pond Dipping

Join us for a pond dipping session and discover the wonderful underwater world of Wicken Fen.

  • Booking essential

Dip for pond creatures in our special pond and find out more about the underwater animals that live here.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Accompanying adults are free of charge, and encouraged to help and enjoy too!

Event most suitable for school age children- please contact us to check suitability for younger children

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Child £3.75

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Accompanying adults are free of charge, 5% booking fee applies
Suitability
Event suitable for children aged 5+
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet in the Visitor Centre
What to bring and wear
Dress appropriately for the weather, as the event will be outdoors. Wear clothes you don't mind getting a bit dirty. In warmer weather insect repellent is advised.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
10 April 2019 10:30 - 11:15 Available
11:15 - 12:00 Available
12:00 - 12:45 Available
13:45 - 14:30 Available
14:30 - 15:15 Available
15 April 2019 10:30 - 11:15 Available
11:15 - 12:00 Available
12:00 - 12:45 Available
13:45 - 14:30 Available
14:30 - 15:15 Available
4 May 2019 10:30 - 11:15 Available
11:15 - 12:00 Available
12:00 - 12:45 Available
13:45 - 14:30 Available
14:30 - 15:15 Available

Contact Info

Name
Learning department
Email
wicken.learning@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01353 720274

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Pond Dipping

Wed 10 Apr 2019
10:30-11:15
Join us for a pond dipping session and discover the wonderful underwater world of Wicken Fen.

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Tue 16 Apr 2019
10:30-11:30
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