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

News from the Rural Estate

Discover the latest news from the Rural Estate! This update focuses on recent repairs and upcoming improvements, lambing news from our share farmers and a goodbye at Woodlands. Read more

Parkrun set to return on 26 June

Ferry Meadows Parkrun is set to return to the Park on Saturday 26 June, in line with the restart of Parkrun nationally. 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

New artwork displayed in the Park

We will have an original painting by Miranda Creswell displayed in one of our noticeboards until 30 June 2021. Find out more about it here. Read more

Car park closure dates at Thorpe Meadows

Forewarning of car park closure at Thorpe Meadows on 5th and 6th June and 14th and 15th August due to regatta rowing events taking place. Read more

Come and be a Nene Park litter picker

Come and join in with our community litter pick in the Park on Tuesday 1st June. Read more

Open Water swimming returns

The team at Nene Outdoors is delighted to announce the return of weekly open water swimming sessions on Gunwade Lake from Thursday 13th May. Read more

Buy local at Lakeside Farm Shop

We're excited to announce that the new Lakeside Farm shop is now open! Read more

Book a staycation at Nene Park

Introducing our campsites on the shores of Gunwade Lake including our new Bell tents for hire. Find out more about the facilities and how to book - and about a competition to win a night in a bell tent! Read more

New social walking group

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new social walking group for Nene Park. Each month, one of our visitor rangers will lead a walk to different areas of the Park. Find out more about the walks here. Read more

Ferry Meadows Dawn chorus

To mark #InternationalDawnChorus Day on Sunday 2 May, Nene Park Staff Chris and Melanie got up at the crack of dawn to record the Ferry Meadows dawn chorus and bring it to our visitors via video. Read more

New fencing installed along the riverbank in Castor

To improve and protect the riverbank in the Tumuli field in Castor, new fencing is being installed this week. Read more

Visitor Notice: Lynch River Bridge closed for maintenance work

Essential maintenance work is being carried out on the Lynch River Bridge crossing at either end over the next two weeks and please avoid this crossing during this time. Read more