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 

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Upcoming events

Pond dipping

Wed 01 Jun 2022
Delve into the watery world of Wicken Fen to find out what is living beneath the surface. All equipment provided, plus a helping hand to identify the creatures that you find.

Ely Riverside Wellbeing Walk

Fri 10 Jun 2022
Join a friendly and relaxed walk along the river in Ely, a new Ramblers' Wellbeing Walk as part of the Wicken Fen community engagement project Footprints.

Mucky Pups

Fri 10 Jun 2022
Outdoor adventures at Wicken Fen, for pre-school children who enjoy getting grubby.

Grazing for Landscape - a guided walk to meet the herds

Sun 19 Jun 2022
Join ranger Carol Laidlaw to find out all about the konik ponies and highland cattle at Wicken Fen.

Painting the Fen Landscape - Watercolour Workshop

Sat 09 Jul 2022
Bring out your creativity with this day of watercolour painting to capture the landscape and skies of Wicken Fen.

Owl detectives

Fri 29 Jul 2022
Delve into the fascinating world of owl pellets to discover what’s on the menu for the owls at Wicken Fen!
Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Eating and shopping

Eating and shopping

Sliced chocolate brownies, some on a plate and some on a baking tray next to a hot drink

Eating at Wicken Fen

Our newly refurbished Docky Café serves hot and cold drinks, light lunches and fresh cakes. Outdoor seating is available, as well as a limited number of indoor tables, or takeaway. We look forward to welcoming you and thank you for your support, which helps us care for Wicken Fen.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve


Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Our work

The grazing herd of konik ponies at Wicken Fen

Support the herd at Wicken Fen 

Have you herd about Wicken Fen's appeal? We need your help to support the herd of Konik ponies and Highland cattle that are helping rare wetland species thrive

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

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