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

  • Winter Bird Walk

    Join Ranger Terry on a walk around the Park to see our winter bird visitors. Terry will point out the birds that have arrived to over-winter here as well as the ones that make the Park their home all year round. Read more

  • Elves Workshop at home

    As only essential international travel is allowed right now, Santa's elves can't come to our usual Elves workshop in a busy Discovery Den, but they have sent us what they were going to make so children and adults can still join in some seasonal and wild crafts at home. Read more

  • Christmas weekend Trail

    To get us into the Christmas spirit, we have a special trail with a festive themed prize at the end for everyone. Pick up a trail sheet at the visitor centre £1 no need to book. Read more

Latest news

  • Nene Park - Coronavirus FAQs

    Frequently asked questions on the facilities and services in Nene Park during the Coronavirus outbreak. Updated on 3 November 2020 Read more

  • Shop online with Nene Park Trust!

    Nene Park Trust is excited to announce the launch of its brand new online shop. This move into e-commerce will allow supporters to shop a wide range of products from the comfort and security of their own home. Read more

  • New photography exhibition in the Park

    To celebrate the wonderful monthly photography competition entries that Nene Park Trust received this year, a photography exhibition featuring a selection of our favourite photos is now on display in Ferry Meadows for all Park visitors to enjoy. Read more