Glamping sites with fishing in Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve

England’s oldest National Trust Reserve is home to birds, butterflies, and free-roaming ponies.

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12 top glamping sites in Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve with fishing

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Mad Hatters Campsite

20 units · Glamping, Tents12 acres · Ely, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia
Cosy year-round glamping and seasonal camping in a fenland meadow with views of Ely cathedral
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£19.50
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Radcot Leisure on Thames

46 units · Glamping, Tents1 acre · Oxfordshire, South East England
A Thames’ island campsite in the Oxfordshire countryside – with a lovely pub just over the bridge
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£30
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Plum Camping at White House Farm

35 units · Glamping, Tents5 acres · Norfolk, East Anglia
Family camping with campfires on a fruit orchard near Norwich, with a farm shop, café and butchers
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£15
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The Orchard at Fen End Farm

7 units · Glamping1 acre · Cambridge, England
No passing traffic; no near neighbours; just sweet rural seclusion when glamping at this organic Fenland apple orchard near Cambridge
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£80
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Whitlingham Broad Campsite

72 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · Norfolk, East Anglia
Laid-back camping and glamping a stone's throw from Norwich and at the gateway to the Norfolk Broads
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£12.50
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Chigborough Farm

48 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents130 acres · Essex, East Anglia
Boating, biking and bell tent glamping on a farm near the Blackwater Estuary, where good food and walkable pubs are also on the menu.
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£13
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King's Lynn Caravan and Camping Park

25 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents10 acres · Norfolk, East Anglia
A well located Norfolk campsite with great access to the coast, fens and traditional market towns
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CAMP MELA

5 units · Glamping2 acres · Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia
Child-free tipi glamping in a well-located Norfolk meadow
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£135
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Canal Camping

39 units · Glamping, Tents1 acre · North Walsham, Norfolk, East Anglia
Paddle the waterways, read among the reeds and bask beneath the big, blue skies of the Norfolk Broads at this family-friendly, tent-only campsite
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£16
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Willow Grove Farm Glamping

13 units · Glamping10 acres · Lakenheath, England
Furnished bell tents with private shower rooms, great for gatherings and get togethers.
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£159
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Hickling Campsite

31 units · Glamping, Tents1 acre · Norfolk, East Anglia
Tent camping and glamping within walking distance of Norfolk's largest broad and less than 10 minutes' drive from the beach
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£16
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Wardley Hill Campsite

23 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents12 acres · Norfolk, East Anglia
A relaxed, back-to-basics campsite on the Norfolk Suffolk border
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Glamping sites with fishing in Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve guide

Overview

Nature flourishes amid the marshes and fenlands of the Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, home to more than 9,000 wetland species. Explore the patchwork fens by bike, take a boat cruise along the waterways, or follow the boardwalks through the grassy meadows and reedbeds. Look out for birds, butterflies, and dragonflies around the water’s edge, or admire the reserve’s free-roaming herds of Highland cattle and Konik ponies. There’s no camping in the reserve itself, but campsites dot the surrounding fenlands. There’s also a wild camping site—reachable only on foot or by bike— just south of the reserve.

When to go

Summer is peak season at Wicken Fen, and the boardwalks can get crowded, especially on weekends and school holidays. Some of the best wildlife-watching opportunities are in springtime, while increased rainfall through autumn and winter makes the wild landscapes appear even more dramatic. The reserve is open year-round, but boat tours and bike rentals are only available from Easter through October.

Know before you go

  • Wicken Fen is located in Cambridgeshire, about a 40-minute drive from Cambridge. 
  • There’s no public transport to the park, but trains run to Ely, a 20-minute taxi ride away. 
  • The reserve has restrooms, a café, and a visitor centre. Bike rental is available, but advance booking is recommended. 
  • There is an entrance fee to visit the reserve, as well as a parking fee. 
  • The boardwalks are accessible for wheelchairs, but advance booking is recommended as access can be tricky at busy times.

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