Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Important notice -

Please note there are planned road works on A1123, with total road closure for 5 weeks between Wicken and Stretham. Access to Wicken is open from A142 Soham roundabout; plan your route to us accordingly whether via Ely, Burwell, or A14.

The National Trust's oldest nature reserve, and England's most famous fen

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Things to see and do 

Walks at Wicken Fen


Back to basics campsite

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Wicken Fen Nature Reserve


Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Upcoming events

Autumn Adventure

Mon 22 Oct 2018
Come and celebrate autumn with us at Wicken Fen!

Beginners Geocache and History Geocache Challenge

Wed 24 Oct 2018
Come and have a go at our NEW Geocache puzzles set up especially for this event. We will also be running our beginners trail.

Fenland Spooktacular

Fri 26 Oct 2018
Get ready for Halloween with some spooky fun!

Christmas Felt Workshop

Sat 03 Nov 2018
Learn ancient art of feltmaking to create your own Christmas decorations

Willow and Rush Christmas Decorations Workshop

Sun 04 Nov 2018
Create your own festive decorations for house, tree and table.

Mucky Pups - Wild Weather

Wed 07 Nov 2018
Seasonal fun, craft and adventure for under 5's.
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Our work

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Eating and shopping

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Join or give

Konik ponies at Wicken Fen galloping towards the camera

Support the herd 

Highland cattle and Konik ponies are helping to create new habitats for rare wetland plants and wildlife at Wicken Fen. We need your help to look after this grazing herd, that will in turn ensure these rare species thrive.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve


Wicken Fen - School Visit


School children will love a day out in nature's outdoor classroom, start planning your visit now.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve


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