Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

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

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Things to see and do

Explore on foot, bike or boat

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Upcoming events

Den Building

Mon 03 Apr 2017
Little dens, big dens, plus games and challenges

Pond Dipping and Minibeast Hunt

Tue 04 Apr 2017
Come and discover the minibeasts that live at Wicken Fen

Storytime: Spring is here!

Wed 05 Apr 2017
Spring is here!.... a classic story told in a beautiful setting, with a craft to take home!

Traditional Mud Oven Cooking

Wed 05 Apr 2017
Cook a delicious 3 course meal in our homemade mud ovens **NEW menu for 2017**

Go Wild: Nature Survival Skills

Fri 07 Apr 2017
Learn basic survival skills at Wicken Fen.

Waking up for Spring!

Mon 10 Apr 2017
Explore Wicken Fen as it starts to wake up for Spring.
Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Our work

Picture of recently completed bridge over Harrisons Drove

A bridge for nature 

Thanks to public donations and grants from the Michael Marks Charitable Trust & Viridor Credits Environmental Company, we've built a 'bridge for nature' enabling wildlife and our herds of Konik ponies & Highland cattle to roam freely over the nature reserve.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Eating and shopping

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Get involved

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

Join or give

Konik ponies at Wicken Fen galloping towards the camera

Sponsor our Konik ponies 

They're cute and and are creating new habitats for Wicken's amazing wildlife - now you can sponsor Wicken's Konik ponies from just £30