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Woodwalton Fen National Nature Reserve

Chapel Road, Ramsey Heights, Cambridgeshire, PE26 2RS

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Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Huntingdon.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the end of Chapel Road, to the right of the bridge.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
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    • There is a space for disabled parking inside the Natural England office car park.
    • Drive across the bridge that is over the Great Raveley Drain.
    • Please note this disabled space is only available during office hours and must be booked in advance.
    • At other times, please park with care along the bank beside the Great Raveley Drain.
    • There is a steep slope between the parking area and bridge to enter the reserve.

Trails

  • There is a steep slope both before and after the bridge to enter the reserve.
  • There are four main trails at the nature reserve.
  • The Great Fen View Trail is 0.6 miles long and takes approximately 1 hour to complete.
  • The Bungalow Trail is 0.75 miles long and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.
  • The Marsh Harrier Trail is 1 mile long and takes approximately 1 hour to complete.
  • The Water Bird Trail is 1.5 miles long and takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes to complete.
  • The surface of the pathways along the trails are compacted earth, loose chippings and grass.
  • The pathways are uneven in places and very muddy during poor weather.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes at various points along the trail.
  • There is directional signage for all the trails located at pathway intersections and denoted by different symbols and a large map located at the bottom of slope after the bridge to enter the reserve.
  • No dogs are allowed except for assistance dogs.
  • There is stepped access only to the hides located on the trails.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

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