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.



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.


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.


Author: Caroline Hartley

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Our Impact


acres of green space


volunteering hours donated by 90 volunteers in 2019


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

Latest events

  • Tree Hunt and Broomsticks

    Once again, the witch has lost her items in the trees. Find the trees, find the items and she'll reward you with your very own broom stick to fly away home on. Read more

  • Autumn Colour Walk

    Join one of our Rangers; Sophie for a walk around Ferry Meadows looking at the variety of plants that give us the splendid autumn colours. Read more

  • Come and make a scarecrow

    Come along to make a scarecrow! The scarecrows will be used to decorate the Park for half term. Read more

Latest news

  • New Nene Park Loyalty Cards!

    To say thank you to our regular visitors to Nene Outdoors and Lakeside Farm Shop, we're introducing loyalty cards, offering a reward on your 10th visit! Read more

  • August news from the Rural Estate

    Discover the latest news from the Rural Estate! This update focuses on haymaking and land management; farming news including the arrival of the Ruby Red Devon cattle and a new welcome at Woodlands. Read more

  • Autumn 2021 Parklife out now!

    The autumn 2021 edition of Parklife is out now, packed with news and updates from across Nene Park. Read it online or pick up a copy in the Park. Read more