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Dragons & Damsels Boardwalk Trail

To celebrate Wicken Fen becoming a British Dragonfly Society Dragonfly Hotspot, join us to discover these winged beauties that call us home!

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

Learn more about the Dragonflies and Damselflies found at Wicken Fen on our new family trail, filled with games, quizzes and activities to help you explore their winged world!

£1 per trail sheet, with a gift to take home.

On Thursday evenings, join us for pizza on the fen as part of your visit, the visitors centre will be open until 8pm.



Event prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Per Trail Sheet£1.00
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The basics


This activity is aimed at children of all ages

Meeting point

Buy your trail guide in the Visitors Centre

What to bring and wear

Suitable outdoor footwear is recommended.


The Boardwalk is an all-weather path- suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Assistance dogs only.

Contact info

Wicken Fen Visitor Centre

Upcoming events


Listen to the Voices of the Fen- SoundPools 

Discover our exciting art installation at Wicken Fen Nature Reserve, created by Kathy Hinde as part of our 125th anniversary celebrations

Event summary

22 Jul to 29 Sep 2024
09:30 to 19:30
+ 69 other dates or times

Pond dipping at Wicken Fen 

Delve into the watery world of Wicken Fen to find out what is living beneath the surface.

Event summary

22 Jul to 21 Aug 2024
10:30 to 11:15
+ 14 other dates or times

Bug hunters! 

Perfect fun for families that like to discover creepy crawlies under logs and catch crickets in the long grass.

Event summary

24 Jul to 5 Aug 2024
10:15 to 11:15
+ 5 other dates or times

Wicken Fen: Wildlife and Ranger Life - An Illustrated Evening Talk by Ajay Tegala 

Come and hear Wicken Fen's own Ajay Tegala share his enthusiasm for this very special nature reserve.

Event summary

25 Jul 2024
18:00 to 19:00