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

Wed 31 Aug 2016
Little dens, big dens, plus games and challenges

Basket Making Workshop

Sat 03 Sep 2016
Learn a traditional skill, and produce your own willow basket for cut flowers.

Mucky Pups - Teddy Bear's Picnic

Wed 14 Sep 2016
Seasonal fun, craft and adventure for under 5's.

Rush Weaving Workshop

Sat 08 Oct 2016
Practical and beautiful things to make and take home...

Mucky Pups: Autumn Leaves

Wed 12 Oct 2016
Seasonal fun, craft and adventure for under 5s
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