Unfenced ditches and open water.
Total steps: 5
Total steps: 5
Wicken Fen Visitor Centre
Starting at the visitor centre, Wicken Lode is on your right. Follow the path keeping the water to your right. This path is part of the National Cycle Network route 11.
Cross Monk's Lode at Norman's Bridge then turn left and continue on the cycle route (NCN11) with the lode on your left.
Turn right to continue following the cycle route. You're now walking across an area between Baker’s Fen on your right, and Guinea Hall Fen, on your left.
Pass Priory Farm on your right. When you reach Burwell Lode turn right and follow the path by the side of the lode keeping the water on your left.
When you reach the junction with Wicken Lode, turn right just before the wooden footbridge. Follow Wicken Lode with the water on your left. You will pass the Tower Hide on the opposite bank. Continue along this path until you reach the bridge across Monk's Lode again and then head back to the visitor centre.
Wicken Fen Visitor Centre.
The National Trust's oldest nature reserve, and England's most famous fen
Wicken Fen was the first nature reserve to be managed by the National Trust. Today it’s one of Europe's most important wetlands and home to over 9,000 species.
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