Magical Winter Festival open!

Friday 1st December saw the opening evening of the first ever Nene Park Winter Festival, which will run until Christmas at Lakeside in Ferry Meadows. Sughra Ahmed, MD of Peterborough Cultural Alliance joined Nene Park Trust to cut the tinsel and officially launch the festival, which welcomed thousands of visitors over the opening weekend. Read more

New reed bed habitat creation for Gunwade Lake

Exciting new habitat creation work to start in January 2024, transforming a mound of earth into a new reed bed in Gunwade Lake. Read more

World AIDS Day Memorial in the Park

We're proud to host to the final part of Q Productions Identities project in the Park – a memorial for World AIDS Day. Read more

Nene Nursery sensory sessions

Our Nene Nursery team are now running a number of different sessions for groups and referrals from social prescribers. We are also running some FREE drop-in sensory sessions for the public so please come along! Read more

Reviewing our Dogs on Leads trial

Following the end of the 'Dogs on Leads' trial on certain paths in Ferry Meadows, we have now reviewed all the feedback and are pleased to share the results of the trial and how we will be taking this policy forward in the Park. Read more

Welcome Area improvements coming soon

Visitors may have noticed that contractor cabins have been installed on an area of the main Ferry Meadows car park ready for our Welcome Area improvement work to start. Read more

Exciting activities planned for former riding school site

Nene Park Trust will soon begin work to bring Lynch Farm, the former riding school on Wistow Way, back into community use. Read more

October Wildlife Update

Visitor Ranger Sophie Rolfe has once again wrapped up our October wildlife sightings! Highlights include the arrival of some wintering birds, bats and the start of fungi season! Read more

Willow Bridge now open!

Our stunning new bridge which has replaced the old Pontoon Bridge in Ferry Meadows is now open! Read more

Winter Seasonal Closure at Nene Outdoors

Another fantastic season has come to end, however the team won't be putting their feet up until next spring, as they are still open for.... Read more

New Thorpe Meadows bridge now open

The new bridge at Thorpe Meadows, which replaces the old 'red bridge', is now open to the public - reopening this walk from the city centre into Nene Park. Read more

Durga Puja celebrations in the Park

Sunday 22nd October sees the colourful Hindu celebration of Durga Puja in the Park for the second year. Come and join in with this colourful cultural festival with immersion ceremony, music, dancing and food. Read more

Nene Park launch lamb range with Grasmere Farm

We're joining forces with the award-winning Grasmere Farm to launch a new range of locally sourced lamb, reared on the Rural Estate. Nene Park lamb will be available to buy directly from the Ferry Meadows Farm Shop and Grasmere’s retail outlets in Stamford, Market Deeping and Vine House Farm from Friday 20 October. Read more

Introducing our Legacy Giving Month

We have partnered with local law firm Greenwoods for October to highlight the importance of making Wills and about why you might choose to leave a legacy. Read more

Winter Festival programme announced!

We're delighted to announce the full Winter Festival programme and shout about the wonderful partners we'll be working with this December, to bring a magical event like no other to Ferry Meadows. Read more

September Wildlife Update

Catch up on the September wildlife sightings in the Park with visitor ranger Sophie Rolfe. Highlights include the Wigeon arriving on Heron Meadow for the winter, some different bats and the last few butterflies of the season. Read more

Autumn Parklife is out now!

The autumn edition of our quarterly Park magazine is out now. Read online here or pick up a printed copy from our Visitor Centre, Gift & Farm Shop, Nene Outdoors, cafes and caravan park. Read more

Calling all poetry enthusiasts

We're working with Syntax Poetry Collective to create a magical audio light installation for the Winter Festival. Four brilliant poets will each be penning a brand-new poem for the installation, inspired by their favoured forest creature, and they need YOUR help in coming up with the perfect titles. Read more

Identities! exhibition launches this week

The first of its kind here in Peterborough, Identities! Rainbow Walk is an experiential exhibition celebrating Queer people living in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, and the Fens and launching in the Park on Sunday 1st October. Read more

We're Investors in Volunteers!

We are thrilled to share that this summer our Volunteer Programme was awarded the Investors in Volunteers (IiV) quality stamp for the second time. Read more

October half term events

Plan your October half term fun at Nene Park, with exciting events and activities to keep all the family entertained! Read more

New bridge arriving in the Park.

The replacement bridge for Pontoon bridge is starting to arrive in the Park this week. Read more

Nene Nursery is now open!

Our new community nursery - Nene Nursery - is now open and will soon be offering sessions for individuals and community groups to improve plant knowledge, skills, health and wellbeing. Read more

Winter Festival tickets on sale now!

Running from 1st to 24th December, experience an evening filled with wonder, warmth, and whimsy as we transform a secluded woodland in Ferry Meadows into an enchanted forest, with tickets on sale from Monday 11th September. Read more