Plan your visit

Step back into pre-history and enjoy soaking up the natural beauty of the Fens.

Your day at Flag Fen

Enjoy the family-friendly walking trail, experience our reconstructed roundhouses, visit the unique timber causeway and marvel at one of the earliest known examples of a wheel found in England. Top it all off with a relaxing light lunch and treat in our café, while children let of some steam in our play area.

Opening times:

Thursday - Monday*, 10am - 4pm
Open everyday over the Easter holiday (1 - 12 April)
* Open term time Monday - Friday for schools and pre-booked tours only.

Annual pass

Annual passes valid for multiple visits for one day and one year from the date of issue, so you can use your ticket again and again.**
** Excluding special ticketed events.

Single visit
Children (Under 16's or under 18's in full education)
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)
Under 5's

Annual pass
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)

Group visits to Flag Fen

Walk the grounds, explore 3,500 years of history and choose a date and time that works with you!

Private guided tours offers a unique and detailed experience.

How to get here

Peterborough, Peterborough, England, PE6 7QJ
By foot and bicycle

We are located 3 miles outside Peterborough City Centre. Pedestrians can access the site via the riverside walk, which is part of the national cycle network, route 63.

Click here for information about the cycle routes

Bicycle racks can be found to the right of the visitor centre. Flag Fen Archaeology Park is not responsible for theft or damage to bicycles or property left on site.

By car

Flag Fen is located 3 miles outside of Peterborough City Centre.

On arrival you will find a spacious gravel car park, with marked accessible parking spaces in front of the Visitor Centre. Coach parking is available on site for private tours and school visits. Google Maps

By bus

Currently there are no bus services directly to Flag Fen. We are a one-hour walk from the central bus terminus at Queensgate Bus Station. For information on bus timetables and routes please click here.

By rail

We are a one-hour walk from Peterborough Rail Station or a 20-minute cycle ride. Taxis are available from the rail station. Further information

Additional information


The site is partially accessible for wheelchairs, mobility scooters and pushchairs. There is an accessible route from the visitor centre, to the Causeway preservation hall and Hudson Barn. The mere walk may not be suitable for buggies and wheelchairs in wet weather as it is a combination or grass and wood chip path surface.

There is an accessible car park, with ample spaces located very close to the main visitor centre

Due to the abundance of wildlife around the site, only guide dogs can accompany their two-legged companions.


Free parking. On peak days, we provide overflow car parking

There is an accessible car park, with ample spaces located very close to the main visitor centre

Youngsters can enjoy a fun time in our outside children’s play area.

Remember your visit by buying a souvenir from the gift shop inside the visitor centre, which is open between 10am – 4pm.

Toilets including baby-changing facilities can be found at each end of the site, in the visitor centre and museum.

Feeling Peckish?

If the sun is shining, why not bring a picnic and enjoy the tranquil setting in the great outdoors? Lay your picnic blanket in a quiet spot on the site or sit on one of our wooden benches overlooking the visitor centre.

Enjoy a selection of savoury and sweet dishes, and hot and cold drinks, at the café inside the visitor centre. There are plenty of tables inside and outside on the patio to tuck into your post-visit treat.

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