Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Important notice -

The Sedge Fen, Visitor Centre and Docky Hut Café remain closed. Our car park has reopened for you to enjoy the wider reserve. You will need to book in advance to secure a parking space. Check our what's on for the latest information.

The National Trust's oldest nature reserve, and England's most famous fen

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting

You will need to book your car parking space in advance of your arrival to Wicken Fen. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. The car park and toilets will close at 5pm. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed car parking at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve (25 May - 31 May)

Sat 30 May 2020
10:00-10:30
Pre-book your timed car parking at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve.

Timed car parking at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve (1 June - 7 June)

Mon 01 Jun 2020
10:00-10:30
Pre-book your timed car parking at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve.
Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Wildlife

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Our work

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Join or give

Two young visitors walking around Wicken Fen

Dedicate a donation to Wicken Fen 

You can continue to support Wicken Fen by dedicating a donation to someone special and add your precious memories to our interactive map. A perfect way to celebrate a special occasion, your donation will help us continue to care for Wicken Fen.

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

Learning

Learning team member examining pond life with two children

Learning 

School children will love a day out in nature's outdoor classroom, start planning your visit now.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

History

Social history