Our vision is to be the region's favourite Park, providing a permanent haven for heritage and wildlife and a wide choice of recreational activities for the people of Peterborough and the wider community.

Ferry Meadows

Ferry Meadows is the ideal place for a family day out and one of the largest country parks in the region. Situated less than three miles from Peterborough city centre, at the heart of Nene Park, its varied landscapes make it the favourite destination for thousands of visitors throughout the year.

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Location: Visitor Centre,Ferry Meadows, Peterborough

Pay and Play activities

At Nene Outdoors, we offer Pay and Play activities, providing visitors of all ages and abilities with the opportunity to enjoy watersports, climbing, archery and open water swimming.

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Author: Joanna Bacon

Lakeside Farm Shop

Lakeside Farm Shop stocks an exciting range of locally grown and sourced produce from the Park’s very own farm partners as well as suppliers from across the region and is ideally located at Lakeside in Ferry Meadows, next to the Nene Outdoors Watersports and Activity Centre.

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Author: Joanna Bacon

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Our Impact

1,750

acres of green space

9,171

volunteering hours donated by 130 volunteers in 2021

3,108

children enjoyed environmental education and outdoor adventure activities in the Park in 2021

Latest events

  • Christmas Willow Weaving Workshop

    Afternoon session 1.30-3.30pm: This is a beginner's workshop to introduce you to the wonderful world of willow. Join Martin from Rutland Willows as he takes you through the techniques you need to create three unique pieces of work. Read more

  • Christmas card, quilling workshop

    Quilling is the art of rolled, shaped, and glued paper that results in creating a unified, decorative design. At the workshop, you will learn the techniques to create the design you are looking for. Depending on the intricacy of your design, you will be able to make between one and four cards. Read more

  • Jewellery Workshop

    Get ready for the Christmas season  and make your own set of jewellery for yourself or as a gift, or just an excuse to try something new. Read more

Latest news

  • Ferry Meadows flies the Green Flag again

    In a record-breaking year for the Green Flag Award, as the scheme marks its Silver Jubilee, Ferry Meadows is one of 2,127 parks celebrating success today. Read more

  • Christmas Gift Guide

    With Christmas around the corner, you'll find an exciting range of unique gifts at our Visitor Centre & Gift Shop and Lakeside Farm Shop in Ferry Meadows. Check out a taster of what you can expect to find in our Gift Guide, then pop in for a browse on your next visit to the Park! Read more

  • Local lamb from Park to Plate

    Lamb boxes containing lamb born and reared on land managed in a nature-friendly way, including on Nene Park's Rural Estate, are now available to order from our online shop. Read more