Nene Park Trust to run Lost World and Peterborough Sculpture Collection

From 30 November 2020, Nene Park Trust will take on the remaining activities of local charity Vivacity, following the termination of Vivacity’s contract with Peterborough City Council. 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

Christmas at Nene Park

Despite the current lockdown and ongoing restrictions, we are very pleased that we are able to add some seasonal cheer to Ferry Meadows over the festive season. Have a look at the events and activities on offer at Nene Park from now and throughout December. Read more

Bluebell Wood boardwalk maintenance from 30/11

Maintenance work to improve the section of footpath at the end of the Bluebell Wood boardwalk will commence on Monday 30 November. Barriers will be in place to divert visitors. Read more

Important visitor notices - Thursday 19 November

Both cafes at Ferry Meadows - Ferry Meadows Cafe and Lakeside Kitchen & Bar are closed today due to delayed works carried out. In addition, the toilet block at the Discover Den is also closed for repairs. Read more

News from the Rural Estate

The Rural Estate has been the focus of a range of improvements recently, from repair works to new signage and initial planning for new facilities. Discover the latest news in our Rural Estate update, shared by Deputy Park Manager Chris Rollason. Read more

Car parks remain open during new lockdown

The car parks and public toilets will remain open during the new national lockdown, with the cafes offering a takeaway service only, The Visitor Centre and Nene Outdoors Watersports and Activity Centre will have to close throughout November. Read more

Nene Park calendar 2021 now on sale!

We are delighted to announce that our Nene Park 2021 calendar, featuring all the beautiful winning entries from our monthly photography competition, is now available to purchase online or from the Visitor Centre & Gift Shop in Ferry Meadows! Read more

New virtual guided walks in the Park

The first of our new virtual guided walks is launched for the Autumn Festival. This walk uses QR code markers along the route which visitors can scan with their smartphones to discover information and points of interest. Read more

Nene Park Trust awarded GOLD

Nene Park Trust is delighted to announce that we have been awarded GOLD level accreditation at our recent Investors in People assessment. 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

Footpath diversions commencing 19 October

Peterborough City council will be resurfacing the Ferry Walk footpath week commencing 19 October, diversions will be in place. Read more

New eco-electric passenger boat

Our new electrically-powered passenger boat has arrived at the Park and is ready to take bookings for tranquil family-group boat trips at our Autumn Festival. Read more

Autumn Festival at Nene Park

This October half-term, the Nene Park Autumn Festival returns to bring an exciting number of activities and events for all the family to enjoy. Read more

Nene Outdoors closure dates coming up

Nene Outdoors Watersports & Activity Centre will be closed to the general public from 5-8 October and from 12-16 October. Read more

Tragic loss of our elm trees

We are so sad to report that the two remaining elm trees in front of the Visitor Centre will need to be felled, due to Dutch elm disease. Read more

New signs and maps improve a visit to the Rural Estate

Thanks to funding from LEADER and the hard work of our Park Management and Development teams, new signage has now been installed at key positions on the Nene Park Rural Estate to improve the visitor experience in this area. Read more

Teaming up with CKH to give young people work experience

Cross Keys Homes (CKH) and Nene Park Trust are teaming up to give local young people the once in a lifetime opportunity to gain work experience as a Park Ranger at Ferry Meadows. Read more

Celebration Leaves arrive in the Park

The Fundraising Team at Nene Park Trust are excited to announce a new initiative for our visitors – Celebration Leaves; a way of holding onto a memory in the Park and sharing it with others, while also helping to support the work of the Trust. Read more

Peterborough Presents finds new home with Nene Park Trust

The community arts programme 'Peterborough Presents' has moved to be hosted by Nene Park Trust from September 2020 Read more

Nene Park Update - 10 September

Due to an increase in Covid-19 cases nationally, the Government have issued new guidance which comes into force on Monday 14 September. Read more

Artists in residence in the Park

Our new Park Art: Artist in residence programme runs from August to October and provides new opportunities for artists, and creative experiences for visitors in the Park Read more

Autumn 2020 Parklife is out now!

Read our quarterly newsletter with updates on what's been happening in the Park over the summer and the exciting developments coming up over the next few months. Read more

42Words artwork on display across Nene Park

We are pleased to announce that all 42 artworks are now on display across Nene Park. Go and discover them at a number of locations! Read more