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

Half-term fun

Upcoming events

Winter Wildlife Walk with a Ranger

Sat 21 Jan 2017
Join our rangers on a walk around the reserve discovering the seasonal highlights of the fen.

World Wetlands Day walk with a Ranger

Sat 04 Feb 2017
Guided walk with a Ranger, includes a hot drink.

Mucky Pups - Feathery February

Wed 08 Feb 2017
Seasonal fun, craft and adventure for under 5's.

Love Birds?

Tue 14 Feb 2017
Discover more about the birds at Wicken Fen, making a bird box to take home.

Wintry Wild Art

Thu 16 Feb 2017
Come and create some wild art using natural Wicken Fen materials.

Street Science: Hands-On Science Activities at Wicken Fen

Fri 17 Feb 2017
Cambridge Science Centre will be visiting Wicken Fen with an array of interactive and unique science activities.
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 driving a tractor


We have a range of volunteering opportunities from bike hire, learning & visitor reception assistants, business support to Fen Cottage guides.

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