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

Visitor Centre & Gift Shop

Our Visitor Centre & Gift Shop in Ferry Meadows has a wealth of visitor information as well as gifts and local products to buy.

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Author: Caroline Hartley

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Our Impact

1,750

acres of green space

9,620

volunteering hours donated by 90 volunteers in 2019

4,813

children enjoyed environmental education and outdoor adventure activities in the Park in 2019

Latest events

  • The Further Adventure of Dr Dolittle

    Illyria bring their Outdoor Theatre production of the Further Adventures of Dr Dolittle to Ferry Meadows this year. A production for all the family, featuring a fully orchestrated score, amazing puppets and a plethora of songs. Bring a rug or low chair, sit back and enjoy the show. Read more

  • Herbology Workshop

    Discover herbal saviours for summer nightmares such as hay-fever, sunburn and prickly heat and get the know-how on how to beat the beasties with natural insect repellents. Read more

  • Open Water Swimming

    Our open water swimming sessions continue every Thursday. We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors. No need to book but swimmers will need to be registered with NOWCA. Read more

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