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

  • Jewellery Workshop

    Get ready for the Christmas season  and make your own set of jewellery for yourself or as a gift, or just an excuse to try something new. Read more

  • Autumn Wreath making Workshop

    Afternoon Session Join Florist Gemma from Emilee Rose to design and make your own Autumn Wreath. All materials provided including an oasis wreath, and a selection of green foliage. £25 per wreath. Suitable for 16yrs+ Read more

  • 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

Latest news

  • Celebrating 10 years of volunteering

    5th October this year marks 10 years since the volunteer programme at Nene Park Trust was set up. Find out more about how volunteer numbers and roles have grown over the last ten years as the programme goes from strength to strength. Read more

  • Autumn festival events and activities

    We are holding a week of autumnal themed events and activities in the Park during the half term week: 23rd-31st October. Find out more and book your places. Read more

  • Planning permission granted for new bridge

    We're delighted to share that planning permission has now been granted by Peterborough City Council for a new bridge in Ferry Meadows. Read more