There's something for all the family to enjoy at Nene Park this February half term. From Saturday 17 to Sunday 25 February, family-friendly events and activities will be running in the Park, from nature-based workshops to exhilarating outdoor adventures!

Check out our 'what's on guide' below to find out more and click the links to book your places. We look forward to seeing you!

Activities on every day

Pay & Play Watersports at Nene Outdoors: Open daily between 11am and 5pm, choose from our dragon and swan pedalos, row boats, stand up paddle boards, kayaks and canoes. Book your activities online to avoid the queues.

Complete the Holiday Trail at Ferry Meadows: Pick up a tree folklore themed trail sheet from the Visitor Centre for £1 between 9am and 3pm, answer the questions as you walk around the Park. Return to the Visitor Centre and claim your flower seeds prize to grow at home!

Ride the Ferry Meadows Railway: Sit back and enjoy the ride! To check if trains are running on the day of your visit please email [email protected] or go to the Ferry Meadows Railway website.

Events by date

Monday 19 February - Make a Bird Box Workshop Celebrate National Nest Box Week by building your very own bird box to attract our feathered-friends to your garden. Led by an expert Park Ranger, with both morning and afternoon sessions available!

Tuesday 20 February - Bird Watching for Families Discover the remarkable birds that fly, feed and roost in Ferry Meadows! We'll show you how to identify the birds we spot and give you lots of handy tips on using binoculars.

Tuesday 20 February – Archery Book an indoor archery session and unleash your inner Robin Hood or Maid Marian!

Wednesday 21 February – Animal Tracks and Signs Discover the creatures that live in Ferry Meadows using the signs they leave behind, and create your own plaster track to take home.

Thursday 22 February - Climbing Wall The climbing wall is back out at Nene Outdoors! Great fun for children age 4 and over. Who will reach the top first? 

Contact 01733 234193 or email [email protected] for more information, accessibility advice or directions. 

Please donate if you can!

As you know, Nene Park Trust is a charitable organisation and relies on public support to manage the upkeep of our beautiful green spaces for all of the community to enjoy. Any support you can give to ensure the continuation of our services will help considerably. Please go to if you are able to support us.