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Ferry Meadows

Ham Lane, Peterborough
PE2 5UU

How to find Ferry Meadows...
  • By road

    Ferry Meadows lies three miles west of Peterborough and just two miles east of the A1. On all major routes into the city, look for and follow the brown tourist attraction signs for NENE PARK or the country park symbol. Ferry Meadows is signed on Oundle Road (A605).

    If using navigation, we recommend entering "Ham Lane, Peterborough" or the postcode PE2 5UU

    Please be aware there is a 2.1 metre height barrier at the entrance to Ferry Meadows. Please read the relevant information in the parking section regarding access and permitted and non-permitted vehicles. Parking charges apply

  • By public transport

    There are bus stops within walking distance of Ferry Meadows on Oundle Road and on Wistow Way in Orton Wistow. Both are a 15 to 20-minute walk from the Visitor Information Centre and Gift Shop.
For up to date public transport information please visit the Travelchoice website.

  • By Nene Railway

    The Nene Valley Railway is one of the best known standard gauge steam preservation railways in the country and home to that very special engine, Thomas. The railway runs between Wansford and Peterborough with two stations in Nene Park at Ferry Meadows and Orton Mere

    To see timetables and to find out more see www.nvr.org.uk

  • By boat

    River cruisers can enter Ferry Meadows from the River Nene into Overton Lake where there are free overnight (24 hour) moorings (sorry, no pumping out facilities available). For information on the River Nene and navigation please see the Environment Agencys website

  • By bike

    Ferry Meadows is well connected to both the city and the wider Nene Park via traffic-free cycle routes, including National Cycle Route number 63. Maps are available from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.

  • On foot

    Ferry Meadows is linked to the city centre, the surrounding area and other areas of Nene Park via a network of footpaths. Maps are available from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.

Orton Meadows

Ham Lane, Orton Meadows,
Peterborough PE2 5UU

How to find Orton Meadows...
  • By road

    Orton Meadows is located just off the Oundle Road (A605) on Ham Lane - the main entrance road into Ferry Meadows. Parking charges apply.

  • By public transport

    There is a bus stop on Oundle Road within a short walking distance of Orton Meadows. For up to date public transport information please visit the Travelchoice website www.travelchoice.org.uk.

  • By Nene Railway

    The Nene Valley Railway is one of the best known standard gauge steam preservation railways in the country and home to that very special engine, Thomas. The railway runs between Wansford and Peterborough with two stations in Nene Park at Ferry Meadows and Orton Mere.

    Orton Meadows is a 10 minute walk from the Ferry Meadows Station

    To see timetables and to find out more visit www.nvr.org.uk

  • By boat

    Orton Meadows is a 15 to 20-minute walk from the moorings in Ferry Meadows.

  • By bike

    Orton Meadows is located just off the Oundle Road (A605) on Ham Lane - the main entrance road into Ferry Meadows.

  • On foot

    Orton Meadows is located just off the Oundle Road (A605) on Ham Lane - the main entrance road into Ferry Meadows. It is a 15 to 20-minute walk from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.

Orton Mere

Peterborough PE2 7DA

How to find Orton Mere...
  • By road

    Orton Mere is located on the A605 Oundle Road, west of the Nene Parkway.

  • By public transport

    There is a bus stop on Oundle Road at the entrance to Orton Mere. For up to date public transport information please visit the Travelchoice website www.travelchoice.org.uk.

  • By Nene Railway

    The Nene Valley Railway is one of the best known standard gauge steam preservation railways in the country and home to that very special engine, Thomas. The railway runs between Wansford and Peterborough with two stations in Nene Park at Ferry Meadows and Orton Mere.

    To see timetables and to find out more visit www.nvr.org.uk

  • By boat

    There is a landing stage at Orton Sluice please consult the Environment Agency website for details

  • By bike

    Orton Mere is well connected to both the city, Ferry Meadows and the wider Nene Park via a traffic-free cycle route. A section of this route forms part of National Cycle Route number 63. Maps are available from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.

  • On foot

    Orton Mere is linked to the city centre, the surrounding area and other areas of Nene Park via a network of footpaths. Maps are available from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.

Woodston Reach

Peterborough, PE2 7DA

How to find Woodston Reach...
  • By road

    Woodston Reach is located immediately east of the Nene Parkway and is accessed by a footpath from Orton Mere underneath the Parkway. Orton Mere is located on the A605 Oundle Road, west of the Nene Parkway.

  • By public transport

    There is a bus stop on Oundle Road at the entrance to Orton Mere. Woodston Reach is located immediately east of Orton Mere and is accessed by a footpath running past the Nene Valley Railway Station. For up to date public transport information please visit the Travelchoice website www.travelchoice.org.uk.

  • By Nene Railway

    The Nene Valley Railway is one of the best known standard gauge steam preservation railways in the country and home to that very special engine, Thomas. The railway runs between Wansford and Peterborough with two stations in Nene Park at Ferry Meadows and Orton Mere.

    Woodston Reach is located immediately east of Orton Mere and is accessed by a footpath running past the Nene Valley Railway Station.

    To see timetables and to find out more visit www.nvr.org.uk

  • By boat

    There is a landing stage at Orton Sluice please consult the Environment Agency website for details.

  • By bike

    Woodston Reach is well connected to both the city, Ferry Meadows and the wider Nene Park via a traffic-free cycle route. Maps are available from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.

  • On foot

    Woodston Reach is linked to the city centre, the surrounding area and other areas of Nene Park via a network of footpaths. Located immediately east of Orton Mere it is accessed by a footpath running past the Nene Valley Railway Station. Maps are available from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.

Thorpe Meadows

Peterborough, PE3 6LN

How to find Thorpe Meadows...
  • By road

    Thorpe Meadows is located at the eastern end of Nene Park where it meets the city. Access to the car park is via the A1179 roundabout.

    Please be aware there is a 2.1 metre height barrier across the entrance to the car park.

  • By public transport

    The closest bus stop to Thorpe Meadows is on Thorpe Road. For up to date public transport information please visit the Travelchoice website www.travelchoice.org.uk

  • By Nene Railway

    The Nene Valley Railway station at Orton Mere is located a short distance from the western end of Thorpe Meadows.

    To see timetables and to find out more visit www.nvr.org.uk

  • By boat

    There is a landing stage at Orton Sluice at the western end of Thorpe meadows. Please consult the Environment Agency website for details.

  • By bike

    Thorpe Meadows is well connected to both the city and the wider Nene Park via a traffic-free cycle route. A section of this route forms part of National Cycle Route number 63. Maps are available from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.

  • On foot

    Thorpe Meadows is linked to the city centre, the surrounding area and other areas of Nene Park via a network of footpaths. Maps are available from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.

Rural Estate

West of Ferry Meadows

How to find the Rural Estate...
  • By road

    The Countryside Estate is accessible on foot from Ferry Meadows Country Park.

  • By public transport

    The Countryside Estate is accessible from the villages of Castor, Ailsworth and Alwalton which are served by bus routes. For up to date public transport information please visit the travelchoice website www.travelchoice.org.uk.

  • By Nene Railway

    The Nene Valley Railway is one of the best known standard gauge steam preservation railways in the country and home to that very special engine, Thomas. The railway runs between Wansford and Peterborough.

    The Countryside Estate can be accessed from the west via the station at Wansford or from the east via the Station in Ferry Meadows Country Park.

    To see timetables and to find out more visit www.nvr.org.uk

  • By boat

    Please consult the Environment Agency website for details.

  • By bike

    The Countryside Estate is well connected to Ferry Meadows via a traffic-free cycle route. A section of the route forms part of National Cycle Route number 63. Maps are available from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.

  • On foot

    The Countryside Estate is Ferry Meadows and the surrounding area via an extensive network of footpaths. Maps are available from the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.

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