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

Mucky Pups - Signs of Spring

Wed 08 Mar 2017
Seasonal fun, craft and adventure for under 5's.

Painting the Fens in watercolour (adult event)

Sat 18 Mar 2017
Spend a relaxing day painting the fenland landscape.

Willow Plant Support and Bird Feeder Workshop

Sat 25 Mar 2017
Learn traditional willow weaving skills

Mothering Sunday Boat Ride

Sun 26 Mar 2017
Treat Mum to a gentle boat ride through the reserve.

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
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

Volunteer in Why volunteer video

Get involved 

Become a volunteer at Wicken Fen and join a family of multi-talented, diverse and friendly people. Please watch our short video to find out more about volunteering for the National Trust.

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