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Wicken Fen - National Trust

Wicken Fen - National Trust

Lode Lane, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5XP

Wicken Fen nature reserve is the National Trust’s oldest. By day the location offers boardwalk access to explore the diverse animal and plant life. By night the area, being distant enough from nearby Cambridge to escape the worst effects of light pollution, offers an opportunity to explore the skies above with events organised in collaboration with the Cambridge Astronomical Society.


Wicken Fen - National Trust is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Location events organiser

National Trust

National Trust organises events at this location

Please contact National Trust directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 28/06/22

    20° 4%
  • 28/06/22

    16° 0%
  • 29/06/22

    15° 4%
  • 29/06/22

    15° 7%

Weather forecast for Soham (2.3 miles away) updated 27/06/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 2nd November 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA (10.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Observing evening with St Neots Astronomy Association

    Monday 7th November 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Paxton Pits Nature Reserve, Little Paxton, PE19 6ET (23.4 miles away)

    More info
  • Cambridge AstroPlus

    Monday 7th November 2022 from 19:15pm to 20:45pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA (10.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 9th November 2022 from 18:45pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA (10.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Institute of Astronomy Public Open Night

    Wednesday 9th November 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA (10.8 miles away)

    More info

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