Nene Park flooding update on 04/01/2021:

  • Great news that the water levels across most of the Park are now back to normal but please be aware that the Park remains very wet and muddy, so wellies or stout shoes are strongly recommended when you're visiting.
  • Our Park management team will be doing the big clear up of rubbish this week that the floodwaters have spread everywhere.
  • Lakeside car park and toilets are now open again but unfortunately the payment machines are currently out of order in that location. Please stop and pay at the coach car park on your way out of the Park. Thank you for your patience.

Nene Park flooding update on 31/12/2020:

  • Ferry Meadows footpaths are mostly accessible, but suitable footwear is advised due to the icy conditions. Please take extra care!
  • Ham Mere path is still inaccessible and parts of Ferry Walk remain flooded. Access to Bluebell Wood from Ferry Meadows is not advised.
  • Lakeside car park is no longer flooded, but remains closed due to the thick patches of ice. The toilet block at Lakeside also remains closed and the play area is still partially flooded.
  • The access road to the Orton Mere car park is now open, however Woodston Reach is still inaccessible.
  • All paths at Thorpe Meadows remain flooded and impassable, with the exception of the horse route. 

Nene Park flooding update on 30/12/2020:

  • Most footpaths around Ferry Meadows are now accessible, but access is still limited in certain areas - keep an eye out for the signs! The accessible paths remain very wet and due to the frosty start are also very icy so please do take care and wear appropriate footwear.
  • Lakeside car park is still closed, limiting the parking onsite to the main Ferry Meadows car park only.
  • Please be aware that the children's play areas are still very wet and best avoided.
  • The main toilet block is open as usual, but the toilet block at Lakeside is still inaccessible.
  • Ferry Meadows Café is open for takeaway service, however Lakeside Kitchen & Bar remains closed.
  • In the wider Park: Ferry Walk between Bluebell Bridge and Milton Ferry Bridge is still impassible. The access road to Orton Mere will remain shut until further notice and all paths except Horse Path are still flooded at Thorpe Meadows.

The current situation on 27/12/20 is as follows:

  • The main car park at Ferry Meadows remains accessible and open
  • The main toilet block remains open
  • Coney and Oak Meadows are still accessible but all footpaths around Ferry Meadows are flooded
  • Orton Meadows car park is open
  • Lakeside car park and toilet block are inaccessible and closed
  • Lakeside Kitchen & Bar is closed
  • The Holiday trail is inaccessible
  • The access road to Orton Mere is closed and the car park inaccessible
We will be monitoring the situation and will post further updates when we have them. Please take care.