woodwalton fen nature reserve

... one of the last fragments of undrained fen still left in East Anglia, now part of the Great Fen Project.

This lovely reserve, just up the road from us, is atmospheric and otherwordly, with its long dykes and billowing reedbeds. It gives a glimpse of how the fens used to be before they were drained, when fen folk made a living from eel catching and wildfowling