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

Half-term events

Christmas 2016 events at Wicken Fen

Upcoming events

Fenland Spooktacular

Fri 28 Oct 2016
Get ready for Halloween with some spooky fun!

Mucky Pups: Fen Frolics

Wed 09 Nov 2016
Seasonal fun, craft and adventure for under 5s

Christmas Decorations Workshop

Fri 18 Nov 2016
Create your own festive decorations for house, tree and table.

Father Christmas at the Fen

Sat 03 Dec 2016
Come and see Father Christmas as he visits the Fen.

Christmas Elves Workshop

Wed 07 Dec 2016
Come and meet Father Christmas in his workshop as he prepares for the big day.
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 driving a tractor


We have a range of volunteering opportunities from rangers, bike hire and learning assistants, visitor reception assistants to Fen Cottage guides.

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