Bugs and Slugs

Explore the creepy crawlies of Wicken Fen

  • Booking essential

Get an up close look at some of the creepy crawlies living under logs, in the earth, and in the grass at Wicken Fen. Make a print of what you found to take home with you!


Event ticket prices
  • Child £6.50

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Ages 5+
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at the Visitor Centre
What to bring and wear
Wear clothing suitable for a summer safari! You might need a hat and insect repellent
Prepare to do some exploring, walking will be involved! Level ground, but not necessarily even


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
30 August 2019 10:30 - 12:30 Available
13:30 - 15:30 Available

Contact Info

Events booking
Call 01353 720274

Upcoming events

Pond Dipping

Mon 19 Aug 2019
Join us for a pond dipping session and discover the wonderful underwater world of Wicken Fen.

Mud Glorious Mud

Wed 21 Aug 2019
Love mud? This is the event for you

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.

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