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Explore the Fens 

Use the map to find out what there is to see and do in the Fens. For an idea on why the Fens is not boring see this blog

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Wicken Fen

Wicken Fen

One of Europe's most important wetlands and England's most famous Fen which supports an abundance of wildlife. There are more than 9,000 species, including a spectacular array of plants, birds and dragonflies.

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Great Fen

Great Fen

The Great Fen, a 50-year project to create a huge wetland area. One of the largest restoration projects of its type in Europe, the landscape of the fens between Peterborough and Huntingdon is being transformed for the benefit both of wildlife and of people.

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Lakenheath RSPB reserve

Lakenheath RSPB reserve

An area of arable farmland into a large wetland, consisting mainly of reedbeds and grazing marshes. The new reedbeds have attracted hundreds of pairs of reed warblers and sedge warblers, as well as bearded tits and marsh harriers.

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Welney Wildfowl Centre

Welney Wildfowl Centre

Welney, in Norfolk, takes in 1,000 acres of the northernmost part of the Ouse Washes – Britain’s largest area of seasonally-flooded land and the setting for one of the most magical events in the UK’s nature calendar - mass winter gatherings of many thousands of wild ducks, geese and swans.

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