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

Walks at Wicken Fen


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Wicken Fen Nature Reserve


Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Upcoming events

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Mon 22 Apr 2019
Follow the clues on our Easter trail and earn your chocolate prize!

Willow Basket Making Workshop

Fri 26 Apr 2019
Learn a traditional skill, and produce your own round willow basket.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sat 04 May 2019
Be one of the first visitors on our Big Vision Weekend. Join us for a guided walk to hear the birds of the Fen singing at the best time of day, best time of year.

Big Vision Weekend

Sat 04 May 2019
Celebrate our anniversaries - 120 years of Wicken Fen as an NT place, and 20 since we launched our landscape-scale Vision. We have special activities for all the family over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Check our webpage for more

Pond Dipping

Sat 04 May 2019
Join us for a pond dipping session and discover the wonderful underwater world of Wicken Fen.

Mucky Pups - Springtime Buzz

Wed 08 May 2019
Seasonal fun, craft and adventure for under 5s.
Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Our work

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Eating and shopping

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

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Two konik ponies at Wicken Fen

Support the herd 

Highland cattle and Konik ponies are helping to create new habitats for rare wetland plants and wildlife at Wicken Fen. We need your help to look after this grazing herd, that will in turn ensure these rare species thrive.

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


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