Sustainable travel to Nene Park What is sustainable transport? Sustainable transport refers to any means of ‘green’ transportation that has very minimal impact on the environment, whilst still supporting the mobility needs of the community. Why is promoting sustainable transport important to Nene Park Trust? As a charity established for the purpose of providing recreational facilities for the local communities, as well as conserving and safeguarding the diverse range of wildlife found within our Park, sustainability is at the forefront of our decision making. Sustainable transport will not only help the Trust commit to its target of reaching net zero by 2030, but will also hopefully motivate our visitors to consider ‘green’ travel methods when visiting the Park. How can you sustainably travel to Nene Park? Bus Reducing air pollution, minimising road congestion and improving fuel efficiency are just a few of multiple benefits associated with using public transport. There are a number of bus stops within walking distance to the Park which are listed below: Ferry Meadows/Orton Meadows Ferryview/Wistow Way, Orton Wistow 0.7 miles, 15 minute walk to Visitor Centre Cherry Orton Road/Oundle Road, Orton Waterville 0.9 miles, 18 minute walk to Visitor Centre Police Headquarters, Thorpe Wood 1 mile, 21 minute walk to Visitor Centre Orton Mere Orton Mere, Orton Longueville 1.4 miles, 27 minute walk to Visitor Centre Thorpe Meadows Thorpe Road, Thorpe Meadows 0.3 miles, 6 minute walk to Thorpe Meadows Rural Estate Splash Lane, Castor 1.2 miles, 25 minute walk to Milton Ferry Bridge 0.4 miles, 8 minute walk to Woodlands 0.3 miles, 6 minute walk to Splash Lane car park Peterborough Road, Ailsworth Village Hall, Ailsworth 0.7 miles, 14 minute walk to Station Road Longthorpe Tower Woburn Close, Thorpe Road 0.1 miles, 3 minute walk to Longthorpe Tower For more up to date information on public transport, please click here to visit the Travel Choice website. Walking There are many walking routes from around the city into the Park. Check Google Maps, Apple Maps or Plot a Route for directions. A few examples of times are as follows: Peterborough Train Station 3.4 miles, 1hr 6 minute walk to Visitor Centre Walton 4.3 miles, 1hr 26 minute walk to Visitor Centre Bretton 2.6 miles, 52 minute walk to Visitor Centre Cycling Cycling is a healthier, cheaper, sustainable and more fun way to visit new places and travel. Click the links below to check out these local cycling routes that will bring you into the Park: Peterborough’s Green Wheel Peterborough's Green Wheel is a network of routes in and around the city created as part of a Millennium project. It runs West of the city centre along the River Nene towards Ferry Meadows, through the villages of Marholm and Etton before returning to the city centre. It uses a mixture of travel free paths, quiet roads and cycle lanes. Peterborough Green Wheel Beyond Peterborough Map Other Cycling Routes Peterborough Train Station to Nene Park (18 minutes) Fletton to Nene Park loop South Peterborough/Fens/Nene Park loop Helpston/Marholm/Nene Park loop Castor/Ailsworth/Ferry Meadows loop Distances and times from other city locations Peterborough Train Station 3.4 miles, 17 minute cycle to Visitor Centre Walton 4.3 miles,26 minute cycle to Visitor Centre Bretton 2.6 miles,16 minute cycle to Visitor Centre Police Headquarters, Thorpe Wood 1 mile, 6 minute cycle to Visitor Centre Orton Mere, Orton Longueville 1.4 miles, 6 minute cycle to Visitor Centre Splash Lane, Castor 1.2 miles, 7 minute cycle to Milton Ferry Bridge Electric cars/green vehicles If you are traveling by an electric vehicle, head to our Lakeside car park next to Nene Outdoors in Ferry Meadows to have access to electric car charging points. Usage is free of charge, however donations are greatly appreciated to help us continue to offer this service. Please click here to make a donation. Thank you. For more information on this car park please click here. Car sharing Similar to the benefits of using public transport, if you opt to jump in the car with friends and family when visiting us, you are indirectly reducing carbon emissions from fuel, lowering your carbon footprint, limiting soil and water pollution from fuel leaks, and saving a little bit of money on fuel prices too! Not only this, but carpooling will also save on car parking charges. Win win!