Accessibility at Fen Drayton Lakes

Summary accessibility statement

Before you visit

Check accessibility for events and activities.

How to get here

By train

Huntingdon and Cambridge rail stations are the nearest. You can then take the Guided Bus.

By bus

The Cambridgeshire Guided Busway runs between Huntingdon and Cambridge has a request stop at Fen Drayton Lakes. Please note that the driver will need to be made aware that you wish to alight.

By bike

National Cycle Route 51 passes through the centre of the reserve. There are cycle racks located on this route close to the Guided Busway stop.

By road

The reserve is signposted with brown tourist signs.

Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.

Access to facilities

Car parking
50 spaces
1 Blue Badge spaces
  • Rolled gravel surface.
  • No formal drop off point.
Nature trails access
  • Routes on a range of surfaces including hard surfaces, rolled gravel and grass. Mostly flat, some gentle slopes.
  • Wooden signposts mark the way and distances are provided.
  • Benches, viewpoints and information boards are provided at regular intervals along many of the paths.
  • Kissing gates and bridle gates may be encountered along some of the paths.
  • 16km of trails in total.
Viewing points

Some of the open viewing areas have seating.


Registered Assistance Dogs are welcome and other dogs are allowed only on the public rights of way.


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Fen drayton lakes access statement