Cambridgeshire Nature and Wildlife Attractions
Cambridgeshire Nature and Wildlife Reserves and Attractions, tourist and visitor information, many with brief details of disabled access.
The Cambridgeshire Fens have a number of noteable nature reserves and wildlife sites we have tried to list these and other comercial animal / nature sites in the county.
Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Cambridgeshire Attractions and Heritage pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.
We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.
Hamerton Zoo Park - wildlife park with tigers, lemurs, marmosets, meerkats, wallabies, unique bird collection, rare and exotic species from around the world - we have no disabled access info for this site
Hinchingbrooke Country Park - 170 acres, woods, lakes and meadows, visitor centre - Disabled friendly and facilities
Linton Zoo - many animals / reptiles / birds,noted for its beautiful gardens - Linton, Cambridge - Disabled access but please see the website re site conditions / facilities
Ouse Washes - Welches Dam RSPB Reserve - Hides, visitor centre - Manea, March - 3 picnic tables with spaces for wheelchair but no disabled facilities on site - please see the website
Raptor Foundation - rescue centre for injured & unwanted birds of prey, 200 birds, over 40 species of hawks, eagles, vultures and owls, flying displays, children's play area, activities & falconry courses - Woodhurst, Huntingdon - we have no disabled access info for this site
Sacrewell Farm & Country Centre - family attraction, animals, activity barn, play areas, watermill, Shire Horse Centre - Thornhaugh, Peterborough - we have no disabled access info for this site
Shepreth Wildlife Park - Big Cat House, Monkey Island, Nocturnal House, Waterworld & Bug City, unique experiences from hand feeding the ring-tailed lemurs to playing with meerkats - Disabled & Pushchair friendly please see website -
Welney Wetland Centre - Fenland Worlds Discovery Centre – providing an insight into how the people of the Fens used to make their livelihoods from the environment, complete with artefacts and stories from local people, hides, events, 850 acres - The Wildfowl & Wetland Trust - Disabled friendly, (wheelchair & scooter hire) see website
Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve - The National Trust's oldest nature reserve, and England's most famous fen - Wicken, Ely - Disabled & Pushchair friendly / baby changing see website
Wood Green Animal Shelter - Provides Shelter and care for domestic animals - llamas and deer are permanent residents, restaurant / coffee shop, pet supplies, events - Godmanchester - we have no disabled access info for this site
National Nature Reserves in Cambridgeshire
Barnack Hills and Holes - www.naturalengland.org.uk
Bedford Purlieus - www.forestry.gov.uk
Castor Hanglands - www.naturalengland.org.uk
Chippenham Fen - www.naturalengland.org.uk
Holme Fen - www.naturalengland.org.uk
Monks Wood - www.naturalengland.org.uk
Upwood Meadows - www.wildlifebcn.org/reserves/upwood
Wicken Fen - www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wicken
Woodwalton Fen - www.naturalengland.org.uk
The Wildlife Trust Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire - www.wildlifebcn.org
RSPB Berkshire - www.rspb.org.uk