Pond dipping

Delve into the watery world of Wicken Fen to find out what is living beneath the surface. All equipment provided, plus a helping hand to identify the creatures that you find.

  • Booking advisable

Sessions starting at 11am, 12am, 2pm and 3pm on each of these dates: 1 June, 27 July, 4 August, 10 August, 16 August, 22 August and 30 August.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Child £4.00
    5+ years

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Please book a place for each participating child. No need to book for accompanying adults.
Suitability
Suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied.
Meeting point
Check in at the Visitor Centre a few minutes before the start of the session.
What to bring and wear
Dress for the weather, with waterproofs or sun hats as necessary.
Accessibility
Our dipping ponds are in the Education Area where the paths are grassy and unsurfaced.

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Pond dipping

Wed 01 Jun 2022
11:00-11:45
Delve into the watery world of Wicken Fen to find out what is living beneath the surface. All equipment provided, plus a helping hand to identify the creatures that you find.

Mucky Pups

Fri 10 Jun 2022
10:30-12:00
Outdoor adventures at Wicken Fen, for pre-school children who enjoy getting grubby.

Grazing for Landscape - a guided walk to meet the herds

Sun 19 Jun 2022
14:00-16:00
Join ranger Carol Laidlaw to find out all about the konik ponies and highland cattle at Wicken Fen.

Painting the Fen Landscape - Watercolour Workshop

Sat 09 Jul 2022
10:30-16:00
Bring out your creativity with this day of watercolour painting to capture the landscape and skies of Wicken Fen.