Facilities at Ouse Fen

Full facilities information

Visitor centre

There is no visitor centre.

Car park
  • 13 spaces
  • 1 Blue Badge space
  • No access for coaches.
  • A height barrier is in place (1.9m).
  • No lighting.
  • Three bike racks.

In St Ives bus station 3 miles/5 km.

Accessible toilets

In St Ives bus station 3 miles/5 km.


There are no cafe facilities on-site.


Newsagent in Needingworth, 0.75 mile/1 km.

Picnic area
  • A picnic table with space for a wheelchair is on the Reedbed Trail 1 mile (1.5 km) from the entrance.
  • Visitors are welcome to bring their own food and drink.
Guided walks

Join a guided tour and learn more about the reserve and its wildlife.

Viewing point
  • Two viewpoints
  • One mile (1.5 km) from the car park there is a viewing screen overlooking open water and winter bird spectacles.
  • There is a viewing area overlooking the reedbeds at the end of the Reedbed trail.
Nature trails
  • Two waymarked visitor trails.
  • Barleycroft Trail is a 5 mile (8 km) walk of moderate difficulty.
  • The Reedbed Trail is a 6 mile (10 km) walk for the active and adventurous.