Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Wicken Fen - Bittern

Important notice -

Tickets for all sessions of our 'Father Christmas at the Fen' event are completely sold-out.

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

More about this place

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Things to see and do 

Close up picture of Konik ponies in a heavy frost

Christmas at Wicken Fen 

Whether you want a gentle family stroll, a yomp to burn-off those Christmas calories, a wildlife adventure, or just looking for a last minute present, there's plenty to see & do at Wicken Fen over the Festive season.

Winter walks


Wild camping

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve


Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Snowy scene of Father Christmas at Wicken Fen

Father Christmas at the Fen 

Booking Update: Tickets for all sessions of Father Christmas at the Fen have now sold-out.

Upcoming events

Father Christmas at the Fen

Wed 13 Dec 2017
Come and see Father Christmas as he visits the Fen.

Mucky Pups - Winter Wildlife

Wed 10 Jan 2018
Seasonal fun, crafts and adventure for under 5's.

Winter Wildlife Walk with a Ranger

Sat 20 Jan 2018
Join our rangers on a walk around the reserve discovering the seasonal highlights of the fen.

World Wetlands Day walk with a Ranger

Fri 02 Feb 2018
Guided walk with a Ranger, includes a hot drink.

Mucky Pups: Feathery February

Wed 07 Feb 2018
Seasonal fun, craft and adventure for under 5s

Wintry Wild Art

Mon 12 Feb 2018
Come and create some wild art using natural Wicken Fen materials.
Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Our work

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Eating and shopping

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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


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