Star Gazing at Wicken Fen
Discover the magical night skies at Wicken Fen with Cambridge Astronomical Association. We're inviting families living in Wicken to join us on Sedge Fen to experience the beauty of the natural world above us.
- Booking essential
- Free event
Star gazing is part of our community engagement project: Footprints, which is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund thanks to National Lottery players.
This event has been organised for our nearest community at Wicken. Please do not try to book this event unless you are a family living in Wicken.
The event is planned for Saturday 13 November, however, if the skies will not be clear on this date, we have a reserve date of Monday 15 November. You will be advised if we need to change to the reserve date. In the event of cloudy skies for the reserve date, there will be a presentation and planetarium experience in the Learning Centre.
Warm up with a hot chocolate and cookie in the Learning Centre after the event.
- Booking details
- Call 0344 249 1895
- Star gazing is recommended for children age 7+
- Meeting point
- Meet in front of the Visitor Centre.
- What to bring and wear
- Dress for the weather. There may be a short walk across grass so sturdy shoes or wellies are advisable.
- The activity will take place on Sedge Fen. which is accessed via the Boardwalk. The Boardwalk is an accessible route.