Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Ely

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  • Wicked Feb is such a beautiful place where you are able to get close to the birds to be seen due to the many hides around the area. on our visit the wind chill factor was -8 so didn't get to see the m...  more »
  • It would be churlish to be crtiticial for everything about this place is almost perfect. As members one does not have to pay for either parking or entrance. A choice of walks suitable for pretty much ...  more »
  • Quiet - except when one self indulgent couple let their 3 children run about shouting at the tops of their voices. Much more limited walking routes than in summer (for good reason to protect the Fen)....  more »
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  • Huge place, lots to explore whether you're a twitcher, a walker, a cyclist or you're taking the kids out. I like the boardwalks - this allowed us to get around even though the ground was even wetter than usual. We also enjoyed speaking to the volunteer in the cottages, which is kept in the way it was when people worked the land here. Nice little cafe and shop with some interesting bits and bobs too. Enjoyed the day so much we joined the National Trust there and then! Planning to return regularly, looking forward to going on the boat ride in the summer.
  • Nice place to visit. We were fortunate to have a few people supporting the trust present, who knew a lot about the history of the place. Good place to visit with the family, kids, pets and to go for a long walk, especially if the weather is nice.
  • A really beautiful and well laid out reserve, with a well kept windpump. Ease of access is good even in winter but on a good day the paths and boardwalks become clogged with people and it is impossible to move. Pair that with the high prices and you can't even begin to imagine the amount of money made. Car parking is adequate though.
  • Really nice. Possibly better further into summer. Will go again; & spend time in a hide. Boat trip on the 'Lodes' good.
  • Such a beautiful place. Quiet and peaceful, just what you need after a busy week at work. Plenty of activities for the kids to do. Great cafe and toliet facilities. The routes round the broadwalk can be quiet short so easy for smaller kids and the elderly.
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