Wicken Fen Easter Family Fun

There's lots to do at Wicken Fen this Easter

Join a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
Join a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
Join a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Cadburys Easter Egg Trail

Friday 19 to Monday 22 April Join us for the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt trail, which will follow the boardwalk at Wicken Fen; look for clues and find out more about the wonderful wildlife at Wicken Fen and in your garden, and how we can help creatures great and small.  At the end of the trail you'll have solved the clues, and can claim your reward!  You can also get creative in our Family Discovery area, and enjoy our other outdoor familiy activities. No booking necessary, our trail will be open from 10:00 to 16:00. £2.50 per child.  Normal admission applies, free admission for National Trust members.

Family Discovery Area

Drop in at any time over the Easter holidays and pick up one of our outdoor activities from the Family Discovery Area in the Visitor Centre.  We’ve got lots of ideas for things to do while you explore the reserve.  You can also find materials for our brass rubbing trail, as well as other arts and crafts activities.

Cycle Hire

Experience the wider reserve on two or three wheels by hiring a bike from our cycle hire centre.  There’s a range of cycles, trikes, cycles fitted with trailers or tags, and even a tandem for hire.  Cycle hire is open daily 10am to 5pm (last hire 3pm), from 16 March to 27 October.  Click here for more information.

Boat Trips

Discover the Wicken Lode waterway by boat, find out more about the fen and spot wildlife along the way with one of our friendly and knowledgeable boat drivers.  Boats run up to four times daily from 16 March to 27 October.  More information is available here.

Family Events

Storytime: Blackbird, Blackbird...

Join Pip the Blackbird and find out about all his bird friends, and the amazing things they can do! Tuesday 9 April, timed sessions from 10am. Age range: 2-7 years.

Tickets £3.75 per child - Booking Essential - Book online

Pond Dipping

Discover the amazing underwater world at Wicken Fen.  Wednesday 10 and Monday 15 April. timed sessions from 10:30am. Age range: 5+

Tickets £3.75 per child - Booking Essential - Book online

Following the clues on the egg hunt.
Mother and daughter completing Cadbury egg hunt clues
Following the clues on the egg hunt.

Spring into Spring: Eggs and Nests

Find out about the birds that live at Wicken Fen from clues they leave behind. Thursday 11 April and Friday 12 April, 10.30 - 12.30 or 13:30 - 15:30. Age range: 4+

Tickets £5.75  per child - Booking Essential - Book online

Spring into Spring: Baby Paws and Claws

Enjoy crafts, games and outdoor exploration all about the wild creatures we welcome at springtime..

Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 April, 10:30 - 12:30 and 13:30 - 15:30. Age range: 4+ £5.75 per child - Booking Essential - Book online