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Nature Reserve, free entry


RSPB Lakenheath Fen

RSPB Lakenheath Fen


The Proprietor

01842 863400


Station Road,
IP27 9AD


What was once arable farmland is now a thriving wetland, home to elusive bitterns, charming bearded tits, and elegant cranes as well as a host of other wetland wildlife.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Disabled Access – The Brandon Fen family trail is the most suitable trail for easy mobility.

Opening details

Daily dawn-dusk. Visitor Centre and toilets open daily 9am-5pm (closed 24-31 Dec).


Free entry

RSPB members FREE



See location of RSPB Lakenheath Fen Nature Reserve on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 722865  Lat: 52.44987 Long: 0.53347

By Road:
From Lakenheath village, travel north on B1112 for about 2 miles (3.2 km). Go over the level crossing and after 200 m, turn left into reserve entrance. From Hockwold village, travel south on B1112 for nearly 1 mile (1.6 km), go over the river bridge and after 200 m, turn right into reserve entrance.

Car parking is free for RSPB members and £2 for non-members.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Disabled Access – The Brandon Fen family trail is the most suitable trail for easy mobility.