Cycling at Wicken Fen

Family cycling near Monks Lode - Wicken Fen

Explore the reserve on two wheels. Enjoy an easy family ride to see our konik ponies or discover the wider reserve.

 

Cyclists stop to enjoy a sunset at Wicken Fen
Cyclists pausing to watch and take photos of sunset at Wicken Fen
Cyclists stop to enjoy a sunset at Wicken Fen

Cycle Routes 

Here are a couple of the routes you may like to follow when you visit.  

Family Discovery Route

5.6 km  Approximately 1 hour

An easy ride suitable for all. Cycle along Monks Lode, with views across Baker's and Guinea Hall Fens.  Look out for birds, highland cattle and konik ponies. Turn right just after Priory Farm onto Harrison's Drove (see property map) and stop off at Baker's Fen hide.  If you go into the hide, please maintain safe social distancing to keep everyone safe.  If you go into the hide, please maintain safe social distancing to keep everyone safe.  Return via the same route.

 

Wildlife Watching Route

17.7km  Approximately 2 hours

Venture further afield and enjoy the fen wildlife. Follow the cycle route (NCN11) from the Visitor Centre (see property map) and visit Tubney Fen and our hide overlooking new and wet grassland habitats on the wider nature reserve. If you go into the hide, please maintain safe social distancing to keep everyone safe. Return via the same route.

Lodes Way to Anglesey Abbey

The Lodes Way cycle route passes through the reserve and is ideal for those looking for a longer route.  It's approximately 8 miles to Anglesey Abbey.  Pedal alongside waterways, look out for our herds of highland cattle and konik ponies, and enjoy the big fen skies overhead.

 

Cycle hire information

We are planning to re-open Cycle Hire for 2021 at the beginning of February half-term. We will continue to follow government guidance so please check our homepage for the latest information (Facilities and Access section).
 

2020 Hire Rates

Adult Bike: £9 for 2 hours 

Child Bike: £5.50 for 2 hours 

Adult with child seat: £9.50 for 2 hours 

Trailer / Tag:  £15.50 per 2 hours 

Tandem: £19.15 for 2 hours 

Ebike: £14.00 for 2 hours (extra hours by arrangement £5.50 per hour)