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

Wildlife Events in May

Half Term Events

Close of image of willow basket under construction

Basket making workshop

Saturday 10 June, 10am - 4.30pm. Learn a traditional skill and create your own willow frame cut basket for cut flowers or veg. Tickets £58 (plus small materials cost payable to tutor). Advanced booking essential on 01353 720274.

Upcoming events

Pond Dipping and Minibeast Hunt

Tue 30 May 2017
Come and discover the minibeasts that live at Wicken Fen

Go Wild: Geocache Challenge

Wed 31 May 2017
Come and have a go at our Geocache puzzles set up especially for this event!

Den Building

Thu 01 Jun 2017
Little dens, big dens, plus games and challenges

Willow Frame Basket Making Workshop

Sat 10 Jun 2017
Learn a traditional skill, and produce your own willow basket for cut flowers.

Painting the Fenland Flora (adult event)

Sat 24 Jun 2017
Spend a relaxing day painting the plants of Wicken Fen.

Fenland Fairies and Pixies

Mon 24 Jul 2017
Come and meet the Fenland Fairies.
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

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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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