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

  • 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

  • Discover Ferry Meadows

    Whilst we can't hold our usual Discover Ferry Meadows event with lots of people visiting the Park together, we do want to let you all know about the groups that meet here for activities and the events and activities that the Trust have available for you all. Read more

  • Ferry Meadows Easter Egg Hunt

    Oh no, the Easter Bunny has misplaced all of his Easter eggs! Can you help him find them in time? Read more

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