Nene Park

Type:Country Park

Ham Lane, Orton Waterville, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5UU

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About

Nene Park stretches for 10km along the beautiful valley of the River Nene immediately west of Peterborough. At its heart is Ferry Meadows Country Park.

Guide Prices

A parking charge applies at Ferry Meadows during weekends and Bank holidays from March until the end of October.

Events

Saturday, 2nd April 2022 - Sunday, 30th October 2022

Longthorpe TowerGuided tours of Longthorpe TowerOpen Saturdays and Sundays, the Tower is the surviving part of a 14th century, three storey medieval fortified Manor House. It contains the finest set of medieval wall paintings in a domestic setting in Western Europe, giving a rare insight into the medieval mind.
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Thursday, 5th May 2022 - Thursday, 29th September 2022

Open water swimming at Nene ParkOpen water swimmingNene Outdoors welcomes all swimmers to regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30pm-7:00pm (minimum age 9 years).
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Thursday, 30th June 2022 - Sunday, 4th June 2023

Street art at Nene Park. The Jubilation! project is part of a series of projects taking place in the Park celebrating the Platinum Jubilee. Jubilation! artwork at Nene ParkArtists Nikki Goldup and Keith Hopewell have been working with young people from Thomas Deacon Academy and The Kite Trust in Peterborough to create the series of mural artworks which celebrate young people in Peterborough and the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. 
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Saturday, 10th September 2022 - Saturday, 3rd December 2022

Nene Park Art ClubNene Park Art ClubAs a member of Nene Park Art Club you can take part in art workshops, learn about the sculptures in the Park, meet local artists, develop art events, and help take care of the sculptures in the Park.
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Wednesday, 28th September 2022 - Wednesday, 28th September 2022

Monday, 3rd October 2022 - Monday, 3rd October 2022

Wednesday, 26th October 2022 - Wednesday, 26th October 2022

Monday, 7th November 2022 - Monday, 7th November 2022

Wednesday, 30th November 2022 - Wednesday, 30th November 2022

Monday, 5th December 2022 - Monday, 5th December 2022

Wednesday, 21st December 2022 - Wednesday, 21st December 2022

Social walkSocial Walking Group @ Nene ParkJoin our regular social walking group to keep fit, explore new areas of Nene Park and make new friends.  Walks are led by a member of the Nene Park Team and are approximately 5 km (3 miles) in distance.  Each month we will explore a different area of Nene Park.
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Monday, 10th October 2022 - Monday, 10th October 2022

Monday, 24th October 2022 - Monday, 24th October 2022

Monday, 14th November 2022 - Monday, 14th November 2022

Monday, 28th November 2022 - Monday, 28th November 2022

Monday, 12th December 2022 - Monday, 12th December 2022

Nature TotsNature Tots @ Nene ParkWe are pleased to welcome back our Nature Tots although we have a few changes to meet current covid secure processes. The whole session will take place outside, so please dress for the weather. We will still have two sessions a month on the 2nd and 4th Monday, with the second session a month…
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Monday, 10th October 2022 - Monday, 10th October 2022

Monday, 24th October 2022 - Monday, 24th October 2022

Monday, 14th November 2022 - Monday, 14th November 2022

Monday, 28th November 2022 - Monday, 28th November 2022

Monday, 12th December 2022 - Monday, 12th December 2022

Wild EducatorWild Home Educator Sessions @ Nene ParkWe are pleased to welcome back our home educators group although we have a few changes to meet current covid secure processes Here at Ferry Meadows we will be running outdoor learning sessions every month for home schooled children. Each session will have curriculum and nature focused activities,…
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Saturday, 15th October 2022 - Sunday, 16th October 2022

Saturday, 12th November 2022 - Sunday, 13th November 2022

RYARYA Powerboat Level 2Power boat training is a key skill to know how to operate a powered craft safely and appropriately. To do this you can attend a course with us to achieve an RYA Level 2 Power Boat Certificate. During this 2 day course at Nene Outdoors, you will be trained to drive and manoeuvre the craft in a safe…
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Saturday, 22nd October 2022 - Sunday, 30th October 2022

Wednesday, 21st December 2022 - Tuesday, 3rd January 2023

Nene ParkHoliday Trail at Nene ParkComplete a trail around Ferry Meadows and claim a prize at the end! Collect a trail sheet from the Visitor Centre and then hunt for questions as you walk around Ferry Meadows. Return to the Visitor Centre to claim your prize. Available every day during the school holidays from 10am - 4:00pm.…
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Thursday, 27th October 2022 - Thursday, 27th October 2022

Climbing Wall Climbing Wall @ Nene ParkAre you brave enough to reach the top?
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Facilities

Children

  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Map & Directions

Opening Times

* Open daily throughout the year. Vehicle access times vary throughout the year please check the times displayed on the barrier. For details see website or contact Nene Park Trust.

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