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

  • 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

  • Birds of Prey Experiences

    Join CJ birds of Prey for a bird of prey experience. The morning session starts with an introduction on how the birds are trained with various equipment that is used. There will then be an opportunity to have a hawk & a falcon fly to your fist. Some other species of birds of prey will also be shown. The afternoon session will be all about the nations favourite bird of prey - Owls, again, There is continuous educational commentary and a chance for an owl to fly to your fist. Read more

  • Holiday Trail

    Complete a trail around Ferry Meadows, answer the questions and claim a prize at the end! On every day in the school holidays 10am-4:00pm. Read more

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