The Great Fen

The Great Fen is an expanse of nationally significant fen landscape between Peterborough and Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. The area contains many farms and villages as well as two National Nature Reserves, Woodwalton Fen and Holme Fen, home to some very special wildlife. 

Photo credit: Mark Hamblin/2020VISION.

Join a member of the Great Fen team for a guided walk around the beautiful Woodwalton Fen Nature Reserve, one of the oldest reserves in England. Learn about some of the wildlife, heritage and the vision of the Great Fen as you explore one of the trails.

Date and Time: Saturday 19th June, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Place: Woodwalton Fen National Nature Reserve, Chapel Road, Ramsey Heights, Cambridgeshire, PE26 2RS

Cost: This is a special offer for Celebrate the Fens day, £3 Wildlife Trust BCN Members, £5 Non-Members

Booking: Please book in advance: Celebrate the Fens Day – Guided Walk at Woodwalton Fen | Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs & Northants (

Other information: We’ll meet at meet at the Woodwalton Fen nature reserve entrance bridge. Please note, toilets will not be accessible for this event. Please also be aware that there are a large number of ticks and other biting insects at Woodwalton Fen, so long trousers tucked into socks and closed-toe footwear is recommended. An insect repellent is also useful. It is a good idea to bring with you a re-useable bottle pre-filled with water as we are sorry we will not be able to provide drinks here. Please be aware all litter/recycling will need to be taken home with you. Please park at the far end of Chapel Road on the field-side of the bank of the Great Raveley Drain.

Trails may be wheelchair accessible in dry weather with assistance.

Fascinating Fens Values: This event/activity includes Wellbeing, Heritage and Nature.

Nearby: Ramsey Farmland Museum, Lady Fen, Thorney Museum, Whittlesey Museum.