Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Important notice -

In line with government guidance, our countryside space is open for local visitors to access for walks. We ask all visitors to follow guidance on social distancing to keep everyone safe. Sedge Fen, shop and café closed, car park and toilets are open.

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

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Things to see and do

Explore

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Eating and shopping

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

Wicken Fen Eating

Our café is closed until further notice. You are welcome to bring your own picnic. There are picnic areas in the car park and on the green area on the opposite side of the path to the boat house.

Christmas decoration on display in shop

Shop on the Fen 

In line with government guidance, our shop is now closed. Our online shop remains open. With every purchase you make, you're helping to support the vital conservation work that's needed to look after special places like Wicken Fen.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Wildlife

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Our work

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Join or give

Wicken Fen - Verralls Fen

We need your support 

For 125 years, people like you have helped us protect some of the UK's best-loved places. Everyone needs nature, beauty and green spaces now more than ever. But our income has dropped sharply due to the coronavirus crisis, and our essential conservation work is at risk. Please give what you can to help us look after these places, so people and nature can thrive.

Visitors walking in the garden in spring at Belton House, Lincolnshire

Experience more with National Trust membership 

Now more than ever, we all need access to nature, fresh air and open spaces. Become a member today and you can explore our outdoor places and park at most of our car parks free of charge. What's more, your membership will go towards looking after nature, beauty and history for generations to come.