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Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve

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Lode Lane | Wicken, Ely CB7 5XP, England
+44 1353 720274
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family favourite

all the family love frequent visits around the year to see wildlife and changes to plants, animals... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
A3055VIfrank
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Ely, United Kingdom
WickenFen

Amazing calming place. Lovey walks, lots of wildlife to spot and the ponies are amazing.then follow... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Audrey K
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Ely, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“boat trip” (49 reviews)
“national trust” (70 reviews)
“highland cattle” (21 reviews)
LOCATION
Lode Lane | Wicken, Ely CB7 5XP, England
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+44 1353 720274
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"boat trip"
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"national trust"
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"highland cattle"
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"board walk"
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"wild horses"
in 10 reviews
"pond dipping"
in 14 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 10 reviews
"muntjac deer"
in 5 reviews
"butterfly trail"
in 7 reviews
"public footpath"
in 5 reviews
"big skies"
in 5 reviews
"bird watching"
in 12 reviews
"wind pump"
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"outside seating"
in 6 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 13 reviews
"reed beds"
in 7 reviews
"bird hide"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

all the family love frequent visits around the year to see wildlife and changes to plants, animals (wild cattle) and plants

Thank A3055VIfrank
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing calming place. Lovey walks, lots of wildlife to spot and the ponies are amazing.then follow that with coffee and cake !

Thank Audrey K
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely walk with young child aged 10. Finding bugs and insects and some plants for study for school projects

Thank Adrian D
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On both our visits here we were disappointed to see very little wildlife on the boardwalk route. The cafe isn’t up to the usual National Trust standard.

Thank Jenny J
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great place for families. Couples. Dog walkers. Cyclists. Lots of nature trails to walk outside the nature reserve as well as inside. Lots of hides situated the site. Great visitor centre and lovely tea room. Good toilets facilitied

Thank Darren r
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This reallly is a lovely peaceful place, it has a boardwalk which means it is accessable to wheelchair users as well as being suitable to visit in all weathers.There are several bird hides around the site . would suggest the high tower as it gives...More

Thank walkingboots2016
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Springtime at Wickham Fen is wonderful. It was a glorious sunny day, making it perfect for walking along the boardwalk and into the wooden area. Plenty of damselflies, darters, hawkers and dragonflies skimming the water. Bird calls and young cheers could be heard everywhere -...More

Thank RoutemasterCambridge
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Fenland birds amongst the flowers, plants, water lilies, wild flowers, reeds, that abound in this peaceful spot. A well-equipped Tourist Centre and a pretty windmill view

Thank HelenaWashington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really great place to come and learn about various types of birds and insects as they have a dragonfly society nearby as well. If you are a twitcher then this is a perfect place for you.

Thank Stephen311
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fen is really big , it is all wheelchair friendly , it has boardwalks all around the fens , you should take binoculars .

Thank Dave G
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Sarah J
April 25, 2018|
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Response from bravotangi | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, For info...go to National Trust site. Search Wicken Fen. Open "Property Map" Hope that helps Brian
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ZenHen60
June 11, 2016|
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Response from 15travels15 | Reviewed this property |
I think that you can get into the public areas before the visitor centre opens
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Gillian S
August 4, 2015|
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Response from SKALondon |
On our visit yesterday we saw dogs on the boardwalk, outside the café and on the trails. You can definitely walk the dog around the reserve as there are public footpaths - make sure you have sturdy footwear as the grass... More
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