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


Event ticket prices
  • Child £4.25

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Accompanying adults are free of charge
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.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
28 August 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

Learning department
Call 01353 720274

Upcoming events

Storytime: Wondrous Tales of a Giant Peach

Fri 23 Aug 2019
Aunt Spiker has moved into Fen Cottage and she has banned all bugs from the garden. Can you help save the bugs in our ‘peachy’ adventure?

Fenland Fairies and Pixies

Tue 27 Aug 2019
Mysterious things are happening in the wild areas of Wicken Fen. Fairies and pixies are coming out of hiding to help little creatures survive.

Pond Dipping

Wed 28 Aug 2019
Join us for a pond dipping session and discover the wonderful underwater world of Wicken Fen.

GeoCaching Challenge

Thu 29 Aug 2019
Are you up for a challenge? Come explore Wicken Fen with our Geocache Challenge. Beginners and experienced geocachers welcome!

Bugs and Slugs

Fri 30 Aug 2019
Explore the creepy crawlies of Wicken Fen

Mucky Pups - Wicken Workshop

Wed 11 Sep 2019
Games, crafts and outdoor activities for pre-school children, all on a seasonal theme. Perfect for little explorers! Leave your best clothes at home and be prepared to have fun getting a bit wet and muddy! Booking essential.