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 

Plan Your Visit

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Upcoming events

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Wicken Fen

Mon 06 Dec 2021
This winter, join us for a world of adventures and fun on Percy the Park keeper's winter wander trail.

Ride Out - a guided cycle ride

Fri 10 Dec 2021
A cycle ride with a leader, and breathers to admire the view

Father Christmas at the Fen

Sat 11 Dec 2021
A traditional family visit to see Father Christmas in the Fen Cottage

Mucky Pups

Wed 15 Dec 2021
Outdoor adventures for the under 5s, led by the experienced team from Burwell House.

Plan ahead

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Eating and shopping

Children enjoying hot chocolate drinks

Eating at Wicken Fen

Our newly refurbished Docky Café serves hot and cold drinks, light lunches and fresh cakes. Outdoor seating is available, as well as a limited number of indoor tables, or takeaway. We look forward to welcoming you and thank you for your support, which helps us care for Wicken Fen.

Pile of folded blankets of various designs and colours

Shop on the Fen 

Our shop is located in the Visitor Centre, and is open for your favourite National Trust ranges, souvenirs, gift cards and guide books. With every purchase you make, you're helping to support the vital conservation work that's needed to look after Wicken Fen.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve


Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Our work

Volunteer talking to group of people about pond creatures in tray

Footprints: Wicken Fen's community engagement project 

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve has secured funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to support a community engagement project.

The grazing herd of konik ponies at Wicken Fen

Support the herd at Wicken Fen 

Have you herd about Wicken Fen's appeal? We need your help to support the herd of Konik ponies and Highland cattle that are helping rare wetland species thrive

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.

Family walking in Rowallane Garden, County Down

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 more than 500 places. What's more, your membership will go towards looking after nature, beauty and history for generations to come.