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

Social history

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Upcoming events

Fenland Fairies and Pixies

Fri 18 Aug 2017
Come and meet the Fenland Fairies.

Mud Glorious Mud

Mon 21 Aug 2017
Your chance to get really dirty! Explore the finer qualities of mud, for throwing, painting, building and cooking (mud pies for the worms!).

Pond Dipping and Minibeast Hunt

Tue 22 Aug 2017
Come and discover the minibeasts that live at Wicken Fen

Family Camp Out

Tue 22 Aug 2017
Spend a night under the stars

Go Wild: Owl Detective

Wed 23 Aug 2017
Become an owl detective and discover all about the owls of Wicken Fen.

Storytime: Superworm's adventure!

Fri 25 Aug 2017
Join Superworm on an adventure around Wicken Fen!
Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Our work

Close up of new bridge for wild animals which crosses Harrison's 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

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Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

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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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