Photograph © Bob Paterson


Wicken Fen Windpump

Grid reference: TL 562 705
OS sheet: 154
Postcode: CB7 5XP
About 9 miles south east of Ely, on A1123, at Wicken Fen Nature Reserve. Follow brown signs.

A small smock windpump, probably built about 1912. Moved to its present site from Adventurers' Fen and restored in 1956 by the National Trust. The last surviving wooden windpump in the Fens. Still in use occasionally in summer. Nature reserve. Visitor centre with shop and café.

Opening times 2017
All year, daily, 10.00 - 17.00, or dusk if earlier. For booked school parties there is an education officer on site.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday 13th May and Sunday 14th May 10.00 - 17.00.  Weather permitting, it is hoped to have the mill running both days.

National Trust Wicken Fen, tel. 01353 720274.


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