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

Upcoming events

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sat 06 May 2017
A guided walk to hear the birds of the Fen singing at the best time of day, best time of year.

Richard Nicoll Wildlife Photography Exhibition

Sat 27 May 2017
An exhibition of wildlife photos taken at Wicken Fen.

Cuckoo and Warblers Walk

Sat 27 May 2017
An Insight into the Cuckoos and Warblers of Wicken Fen with Professor Nick Davies.

Wicken Fen 24 hour Bioblitz

Mon 29 May 2017
How many species can we discover and record in 24 hours?

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!
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

Eating and shopping

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Get involved

Volunteer in Why volunteer video

Get involved 

Become a volunteer at Wicken Fen and join a family of multi-talented, diverse and friendly people. Please watch our short video to find out more about volunteering for the National Trust.

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

Join or give

Konik ponies at Wicken Fen galloping towards the camera

Sponsor our Konik ponies 

They're cute and and are creating new habitats for Wicken's amazing wildlife - now you can sponsor Wicken's Konik ponies from just £30