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Ferry Meadows Country Park, Peterborough

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Ferry Meadows Country Park, the focal point of Nene Park, is less than 3 mi (4.8 km) from Peterborough's city center. Enjoy bird watching and horse riding amongst the meadows, lakes, and woodland. Try the hydrosphere (water zorbing), geocaching (a form of treasure hunt), orienteering, and Segway tours and be sure to jump aboard The Captains Folly boat trip. There are three play areas and miniature railway for the kids, while golf enthusiasts can take a swing on the 12-hole putt-putt or the 18-hole golf course. Relax at one of the cafes and restaurants or opt for a barbecue or picnic. Free children's “Discover Nature Packs” are available from the visitor center and apps can be downloaded from the website. Check the events and activity program in advance. Camping sites available. To visit Ferry Meadows Country Park and get the most from your holiday in Peterborough, create itinerary details personal to you using our Peterborough family vacation planner.
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  • We went here really by accident after having to cancel a trip to Peterborough Cathedral due to a funeral being held there. So glad we did. Although it was a cold, but sunny, February day there were pl...  more »
  • Please be aware that even if you pay for the parking (minimum £1.50 for 1hour) as we did on our visit, you may still get a parking penalty notice which can be differcult and time consuming to rectify....  more »
  • Love ferry meadows for a walk with our dog as the big lake is safe, shallow and clean - ideal for a paddle