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 

Walks at Wicken Fen


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Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Upcoming events

Wild Wintery Art Adventure

Tue 19 Feb 2019
Wintery fun with sticks, clay, mud and other naturally arty materials

Go Wild: Winter Outdoor Survival

Thu 21 Feb 2019
What do we, and other animals, need to survive out in the wild?

Writing the Fens

Sat 09 Mar 2019
The first of 3 creative writing workshops exploring fenland themes,

Mucky Pups- Muddy March

Wed 13 Mar 2019
Seasonal fun, craft and adventure for under 5s

Wicken Explorers: outdoor adventures for home educating families

Thu 21 Mar 2019
A morning session of practical seasonal outdoor exploration, aimed at home educated children and their families.

Painting the Fens (adult event)

Sat 30 Mar 2019
Learn basic watercolour techniques to paint the fenland landscape. Suitable for all levels
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Our work

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Eating and shopping

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Two konik ponies at Wicken Fen

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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