What's on in the Park this week?

Weekly what's on guide to your summer at Nene Park. Events and activities running from Monday 26th July to Monday 2nd August. Read more

New Nene Park Loyalty Cards!

To say thank you to our regular visitors to Nene Outdoors and Lakeside Farm Shop, we're introducing loyalty cards, offering a reward on your 10th visit! Read more

Enter the Fox Play drawing competition!

Construction is now well underway for Fox Play, and while this continues throughout the summer, we are inviting children to enter an art competition to share their excitement about the new play area. Read more

Nene Park response to 'Freedom Day'

After 19 July and throughout the summer, the Park will be operating much as it has been over the past few months. We ask visitors to be mindful of social distancing in busy areas and continue to wear a mask in inside spaces. Read more

Join our community litter picking events this summer

Following the success of our community litter pick in June this year, we are holding four more community litter picking events over the summer holidays to get involved in. Read more

Six Weeks of Summer in the Park

From Friday 23 July, look out for some exciting activities and events running for the six weeks of school summer holidays in the Park! Find out what’s happening and when, with our Six Weeks of Summer guide. Read more

Cattle update from the Rural Estate

This week our farmers on the Rural Estate are expecting a bull and a number of cows, calves and heifers to join the Ruby Red Devon herd on Tumuli Field in Castor. Read more

New parking charges come into effect

New parking charges are now in effect at the Orton Mere and Thorpe Wood car parks. These charges will also replace the current tariff in place at Thorpe Meadows. Read more

£2 million Lottery funding grant approved for Nene Park

The National Lottery Heritage Fund have approved £1.965 million funding grant for Nene Park: Your Community Greenspace project. Read more

Longthorpe Tower to open to the public again

Longthorpe Tower will be opening its doors to the public again on July 10, after day to day management changes hands to Nene Park Trust. Read more

MIXOLOGY presents: UNDER – an exciting outdoor music and dance event in Nene Park

Nene Park will be the location for an exciting music event for Peterborough on August 14th this year, with the day-time event situated under the flyover of Nene Parkway near Orton Mere. Read more

Upgrade option for Ferry Meadows parking members announced

Nene Park responds to feedback regarding the introduction of new parking charges in the wider Park with an upgrade option for Ferry Meadows parking members. Read more

Nene Outdoors closed to the public 28 June to 2 July

Due to large group bookings, Nene Outdoors Watersports & Activity Centre will NOT be open to the public from Monday 28 June - Friday 2nd July. The open water session on Thursday 1st July will be running as usual. Thank you for your understanding. Read more

Nene Park joins up with Keep Britain Tidy litter campaign

The Trust ran a number of litter picking events between 28 May - 13 June to tie in with the Keep Britain Tidy: Great British Spring Clean campaign and helped them reach their 'Million Mile Mission'. Read more

Parkrun return delayed till Saturday 24 July

Parkrun UK has announced the delayed return to 5K Parkrun events in the UK until Saturday 24 July. Read more

New parking charges at Orton Mere and Thorpe Wood

From the week commencing 5th July 2021, Nene Park Trust will be introducing a new parking charge system at the Orton Mere and Thorpe Wood car parks. Read more

Lakeside Play area closed from today

Lakeside Play area is closed from today so please use alternative play areas, picnic and BBQ spots. Read more

New art exhibition in Orton Mere and Thorpe Meadows

There is a new Rivers of the World exhibition or artwork by young people from across the world now on display in Orton Mere and Thorpe Meadows. Read more

Summer 2021 Parklife out now!

The summer 2021 edition of Parklife is out now, packed with news and updates from across Nene Park. Read it online or pick up a copy in the Park soon. Read more

Fox Play construction to start next week!

We are excited to announce that construction will be starting on Fox Play, the new play area at Lakeside, on Monday 14 June. Read more

First cattle arrive on the Rural Estate

The Rural Estate farmers have taken delivery of 11 Red Ruby Devon heifers, the first cattle to arrive as part of the share farming enterprise between the Baxter Brothers and Nene Park Trust. Read more

Celebrating volunteering for #VolunteersWeek

We'll be celebrating our wonderful volunteers for #VolunteersWeek 1-7 June. Keep an eye on our social media and sign up for a free webinar about volunteering hosted by Cross Keys Homes. Read more

Apologies for parking system issues

We wish to apologise to the small minority of visitors with parking memberships who have been experiencing problems when exiting the Park. We are working closely with the parking system providers who are investigating. Read more

Visit England Assessment scores 88%

In our recent annual assessment by Visit England, Ferry Meadows Country Park has achieved an overall percentage score of 88% - an increase on last year of 2% Read more