Discover Ferry Meadows 2021 We can't hold our usual Discover Ferry Meadows event this year due to Covid-19 restrictions, but we still want to let you know all about the activities and groups held in the Park, run by the Trust and external partners. View the videos below to discover more and learn how you can take part and try something new! Up The GardenBath - a fantastic non-profit making social enterprise who take old and discarded materials such as bathtubs and upcycle them into garden planters & accessories. To find out more and how you can get involved visit: www.upthegardenbath.co.uk. Nene Outdoors - Get out on the water this summer and try something new out on Gunwade Lake - from kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards to rowing boats and swan pedalos, there's something for everyone to try. Find out more and book your activity here. Living Sport - Living Sport Four Seasons Races explore every inch of Nene Park, taking in the picturesque parklands as they reveal their beauty through Summer, Spring, Autumn and Winter. Entries are open for the Peterborough 10k and 5k on Sunday 4th July. Sign up here. Every penny raised from the events goes directly to the work of Living Sport charity which is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of people in Peterborough & Cambridgeshire by supporting them to get active. In particular they focus on inactive and under-represented groups who will benefit most from an active lifestyle. Find out more about Living Sport at www.livingsport.co.uk. Peterborough & District Angling Association - Watch this video from the Peterborough & District Angling Association and find out more about fishing on the lakes in Ferry Meadows and along the river in the wider Nene Park. 360 Battle Fit - Experience a total body workout using battle ropes and your own body weight, a great way to exercise and gain real strength and conditioning in the beautiful setting of Ferry Meadows. To find out more contact Mark Thompson, Personal Trainer & Fitness Coach on 07841 733578 or email [email protected]. Peterborough Model Flying Club - The club meets at Ferry Meadows every Tuesday and Friday from 1pm until dusk, all year round. Visit their website to find out more. Introducing PECT - This environmental charity 'Peterborough Environment City Trust' has its offices at the entrance to Ferry Meadows and does lots of great work in the Park. Visit their website to find out more. Take a Boat Trip - Enjoy a relaxing ride around Overton Lake this summer on our new eco-friendly passenger boat! Trips run regularly at weekends and daily during the school holidays, plus we're offering private hire and catering packages for special occasions. Click here to find out more. Peterborough City Rowing Club - Find out about the rowing club that has its home at Thorpe Meadows Rowing Lake. The club runs courses and sessions for all ages and abilities - from beginner to professional level. Visit their website to find out more. Nature Tots - A fun monthly outdoor parent and toddler group run by the Nene Park Education Team. Each session follows a nature theme and includes a messy craft activity, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and song time. Woodlands Sports Pitches - Nene Park Trust owns and manages the football and cricket pitches at Woodlands in Castor. Find out more about the facilities and how you can hire them here. Home Education sessions - We run monthly sessions for Home educators and their children, all with a curriculum focus or nature theme. Find out more and to book onto the next session here. Celebration Leaves - By purchasing a celebration leaf at Nene Park, you are not only celebrating a special moment or loved one, you are also making a significant donation to the Trust, which will help to keep the Park thriving for years to come. Click here to find out more. Volunteering - Gary introduces the active volunteer programme at Nene Park. Click here to find out more about how to volunteer and the different roles available. Native Tree Trail - Hannah introduces us to the Native Tree Trail in Ferry Meadows - a trail which includes examples of every UK native tree. Pick up a booklet from the Visitor Centre in Ferry Meadows to find out more about the trail and facts about the individual trees. Visitor Centre & Gift Shop - Enjoy a virtual visit to the Visitor Centre & Gift Shop in Ferry Meadows! As well as extensive information on the Park, things to do in the local area and mobility scooter hire, you'll also find a range of exclusive gifts, treats for the home and souvenirs as well as games, toys and everything you could need for a great day out. Open daily from 10am to 5pm, all proceeds from purchases go towards the maintenance of our beautiful Park.