Activities

There's lots to see and do at Wicken Fen.

Wildlife Watching

Spy on nature from one of the nine wildlife hides around the reserve. Two hides are accessible from the all weather Boardwalk Trail around Sedge Fen.

Make sure to check the Sightings Book in the Visitor Centre before setting off.

Walks

There are a variety of walks suitable for all ages and abilities.

See the Walking Article on the next page for more details including route guides and maps. 

Free maps and detailed Trail Guides are also available from the Visitor Centre.

Download the Access Routes for Walkers (PDF / 0.4677734375MB) download map.

Cycling 

Explore the wider nature reserve, local villages, historic Ely or take the Lodes Way to Anglesey Abbey.

We have a range of mountain bikes, tags, trailers, trikes and even a tandem for hire. 

See the Cycling Article on the next page for more details.

Geocaching

We've hidden twelve geocaches at secret locations around the reserve.

See the Geocaching Article on the next page for more details.

Boat Trips

Enjoy a peaceful cruise along beautiful Wicken Lode on our electric boat the 'Mayfly'.

See the Boating Article on the next page for more details.

Wild Camping

Spent a night (or two) under the stars at our wild campsite. Ideal for families, groups of friends or Scout & Guide groups.

See the Wind Camping Article on the next page for more details.

Horse riding

There are plenty of routes across the wider nature reserve for horse riders to enjoy. Dowload our Access Routes for Horse Riders (PDF / 0.4208984375MB) download  map