10 things to do in Fenland on bank holiday weekend

12:56 15 August 2014

Wetland centre at Welney

Wetland centre at Welney

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Here are 10 suggestions for how to spend your bank holiday weekend close to home.

1. Fenland Country Fair at Stow Cum Quay

9am to 5pm all bank holiday weekend. Adults £10, under-11s free, dogs welcome.

See a traditional country fair including a dog agility contest, a wide range of stalls and games and vintage cars.

2. Clare Antiques Fair at Clare Town Hall

From 9.30am on August 25 see some antiques dating as far back as the 17th century.

3. Wetland Safari at the Welney Wetland Centre

On August 26 from 10am till 4pm see some of the rare wildlife of Fenland.

4. Pigeons Farm at Thorney.

Open from 10am-5pm, its a children friendly farm full of animal fun, where your children can learn about all the animals.

5. Ferry Meadows

There is loads to do from going on the lake to having a nice game of rounders.

6. Wicken Fen

Open from 10am to 5pm, see the beauties of the oldest nature reserve including birds along the grass droves.

7. Church Farm, Stow Bardolph

Open from 10am to 5pm, see pigs, sheep and other animals as well as play in the indoor tree house play area.

8. Ely Markets Weekend

August 24-25 in Ely from 10am to 4pm. Try a wide range of food and drink.

9. Grafham Water Centre

A great place to go to do all sorts of watersports or just to do some family activities.

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A historic house where you can take walks around the garden, while the children go around the wildlife discovery area and build dens.

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