From peaceful walks and activity trails, to community events and picnics, there is plenty to see and do at the Great Fen.
Whether you're looking for a group walk, holiday time activities for children, evening talks or workshops, there is something for everyone.
Take a look at the Events Programme to see the variety of events at the Great Fen.
There are many paths to explore across the Great Fen, from a gentle 20-30 minutes stroll round the Wildlife Trust Countryside Centre, to miles of paths around Woodwalton Fen, Darlow's Farm and Holme Fen. See Places to Visit. These paths explore meadows, woodland, meres and reedbed.
Downloadable Trail Guides are available for different areas of the Fen, exploring both the history and wildlife of the area. Many of these trails are also waymarked.
No dogs, except assistance dogs are allowed at Woodwalton Fen and Darlow's Farm, but dogs are welcome under close control in Holme Fen and on leads at the Wildlife Trust Countryside Centre. Please note that there are no dog bins, so please do bring bags to take your mess away with you.
Whether you're a complete beginner or an expert, there is fascinating wildlife to discover in every part of the Great Fen. Take a look at Places to Visit, Present Wildlife or Wildlife Sightings to find out what wildlife you can see in different locations. The Trail Guides also explore the wildlife of areas in the Great Fen.
There are three bird hides, accessible via steps, at Woodwalton Fen. Accessible bird hides are being built on the Dragonfly Trail at the Great Fen Information Point (opening 2012) and at Rymes Reedbed.
Every part of Great Fen has a rich history. Take a look at our Places to Visit pages or the History and Stories section of the website. The Trail Guides also explore the heritage of areas in the Great Fen.
With big skies, plentiful wildlife and stunning landscapes, photography is popular in all parts of the Great Fen. Wildlife photographers are particularly fond of Woodwalton Fen. See our Gallery. You can also post your photos on the Great Fen Flickr and Facebook site.
There are picnic benches at the Wildlife Trust Countryside Centre with access for wheelchair users. Please note that there are no picnic bins, so please do come prepared to take your litter away with you.
Currently cyclepaths and bridleways are limited to the roads in and around the Great Fen. There are places to lock your bike at the entrances to the Wildlife Trust Countryside Centre and Woodwalton Fen.
As the Great Fen progresses over the coming years, walking, cycling and bridleway networks will be created, linking to local communities including Ramsey, Peterborough, Huntingdon and Holme - see the Great Fen Masterplan for details.
There are navigable waterways up to and through the centre of the Great Fen. The closest marina is in Ramsey town. See the Great Fen Masterplan to see plans for future waterway links and moorings.
Also take a look at our volunteering opportunities at the Great Fen. There are loads of ways to get involved!