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 

Summer Walks at Wicken Fen


Back to basics campsite

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Wicken Fen Nature Reserve


Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Upcoming events

Pond Dipping and Minibeast Hunt

Thu 16 Aug 2018
Come and discover the minibeasts that live at Wicken Fen

Fenland Fairies and Pixies

Fri 17 Aug 2018
Come and meet the Fenland Fairies.

Mud Glorious Mud

Mon 20 Aug 2018
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: Simple Campfire Cooking

Wed 22 Aug 2018
Learn how to light a campfire, before cooking some snacks on your own fire. .

Nature Crafts

Fri 24 Aug 2018
Arts and Crafts inspired by nature and the season

Den Building

Fri 31 Aug 2018
Little dens, big dens, plus games and challenges
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Our work

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Eating and shopping

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Join or give

Konik ponies at Wicken Fen galloping towards the camera

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


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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