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Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve

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Experience a unique fragment of the wilderness which once covered much of East Anglia - Wicken Fen is the oldest nature reserve in the country, celebrating its centenary in 1999.

It has now embarked on an ambitious expansion plan for the next 100 years. Famous for its rich plant, insect and bird life, it is a delight for the naturalist and rambler alike.

There are 2 tower hides and 7 other hides available for visitors to use. Wild ponies may be seen.

There are many walks available including: the ¾ mile Broad Walk trail, the 2¼ mile Nature trail, the 2¾ mile Adventures trail and optional longer trails.

General Information:

  • Visitor centre with shop and displays
  • Café
  • Wheelchair/electric runaround available
  • Dogs allowed on leads

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South of A1123, 3ml West of Soham (A142), 9ml South of Ely, 17ml North East of Cambridge via A10.

Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve Postcode for SatNav: CB7 5XP


+44 (0)1353 720 274
+44 (0)1353 724 700

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