The Boardwalks Nature Reserve

Type:Nature Reserve

Thorpe Meadows, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6GA

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The Boardwalks lies alongside the River nene at Thorpe Meadows. In 1991 it was declared a Local Nature Reserve. At any time of the year it is a beautiful place to visit. There are many different areas within the reserve; ponds of varying sizes and depths, marsh, tussocky grassland and many types of willow. The Boardwalks is rich in wildlife, easily and freely accessible and close to the city centre.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By road:
Take the Thorpe Meadows exit from the roundabout at the junction of Thorpe Road and the Longthorpe Parkway. Park in the public car park next to the Ramada Hotel. Walk Past the Boathouse, over the small hump-backed bridge and follow the hawthorn lined footpath to reach the reserve. On foot/cycle: Follow the footpath along the north bank of the reiver from Orton Staunch or the footpath / cycle path from the City Centre via Rivergate.

Opening Times

* Dawn to dusk

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