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 

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

What's on

Upcoming events

Painting the Fens

Wed 17 Aug 2022
10:30-12:30
For the budding artist this is a great opportunity to get some expert guidance and learn the basic water colour skills.

Bedazzled by Bees

Thu 18 Aug 2022
10:30-11:45
A family event from the Darwin Correspondence Project. Book a place on 18 August or 25 August.

Ely Wellbeing Walk

Fri 19 Aug 2022
10:00-11:00
Join a friendly and relaxed walk through the country park and along the river in Ely, as part of our series of natural heritage walks in the fen edge communities.

Book signing - the Unique Life of a Ranger

Sat 20 Aug 2022
13:00-17:00
Our Wicken Fen ranger Ajay Tegala will be signing copies of his new book, 'The Unique Life of a Ranger, seasons of change on Blakeney Point'.

Pond dipping

Mon 22 Aug 2022
11:00-11:45
Delve into the watery world of Wicken Fen to find out what is living beneath the surface. All equipment provided, plus a helping hand to identify the creatures that you find.

Dragonfly Safari

Wed 24 Aug 2022
10:30-12:00
Crafts, games and activities all on a Dragonfly theme, along with a chance to spot some the fast-flying beauties!
Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Eating and shopping

Eating and shopping

Sliced chocolate brownies, some on a plate and some on a baking tray next to a hot drink

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.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Wildlife

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Our work

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

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