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

Mon 24 Jul 2017
10:30-12:30
Come and meet the Fenland Fairies.

Pond Dipping and Minibeast Hunt

Tue 25 Jul 2017
10:30-11:15
Come and discover the minibeasts that live at Wicken Fen

Mud Glorious Mud

Wed 26 Jul 2017
10:30-12:30
Your chance to get really dirty! Explore the finer qualities of mud, for throwing, painting, building and cooking (mud pies for the worms!).

Go Wild: Geocache Challenge

Thu 27 Jul 2017
10:30-12:30
Come and have a go at our NEW Geocache puzzles set up especially for this event. We will also be running our beginners trail.

Go Wild: All About Fire!

Fri 28 Jul 2017
10:30-12:30
Learn how to start and light a fire, be safe around fires, before cooking some simple snacks on your own fire.

Den Building

Mon 31 Jul 2017
10:30-12:30
Little dens, big dens, plus games and challenges
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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Learning

Wicken Fen - School Visit

Learning 

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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