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Take a walk around this beautiful site and discover wildlife and history. You can follow the waymarked discovery trail route, which will take around 30 minutes.
Wheelchair-accessible footpaths run from the disabled car park across to the information panels and down to the Countryside Centre. Footpaths around the rest of the site may be uneven and muddy.
This brick building is where the Great Fen hosts events and educational visits. This building was once a brick works and, looking through the windows, you can still see the brick kilns.
The portacabin next to this building is the office where some of the Great Fen team are currently based.
Have a look at the wildlife garden and take away some ideas for what you can do in your own garden or school to help wildlife.
Dig a pond, put up some bird feeders, plant some wildflowers - there are many things that will make a big difference.
Hidden away in a corner of the reserve is the hut where Sybil, the wise woman, sometimes makes potions and lotions to cure what ails you!
There is an audio trail that can be downloaded onto a MP3 player and used as you follow the Wildlife Trust Countryside Centre trail. It is designed for young children and is a great fun way to learn about some of the animals that live on the Great Fen.
Download the audio trail guide and follow the waymarked trail around the site.
The main car park is in a meadow that is well-signed from Chapel Road.
It is open from 8.30am - 4.30pm on weekdays and 10am - 4pm at weekends.
There are parking spaces for the disabled in the staff carpark, well-signed from Chapel Road.
Accessible pathways run to the Countryside Centre where there are disabled toilets and a hearing loop is installed. Electric buggies are also available.
These facilties are available 8.30am - 4.30pm on weekdays and 10am - 4pm at weekends.
The Countryside Centre has full facilities including a disabled toilet and baby-changing facilities
Toilet facilities are open 8.30am - 4.30pm weekdays and 10am - 4pm at weekends.
The accessible bird hide looks out over a pond that is visited by many beautiful species such as kingfishers and dragonflies. Please add your sightings to the list on the wall.
The hide is open 8.30am - 4.30pm weekdays and 10am - 4pm weekends.
There are accessible picnic benches next to the Countryside Centre. This is a beautiful location to enjoy a picnic at any time of the year.
Two all-terrain electric wheelchairs are free for public use for a visit to the Wildlife Trust Countryside Centre.
For more information or to book a wheelchair please contact us.