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What’s on at Nene Park? Posted On 22 October 2021

Autumnal and Winter events at Peterborough’s glorious Park

Nene Park’s vision is to be the region’s favourite park, to provide a permanent haven for heritage and wildlife and to offer a wide range of recreational activities for the people of Peterborough and the wider community. With over 1,750 acres of green space, Nene Park are well equipped to provide some fantastic outdoor experiences. 

October and November are jam-packed with fun activities for all to take part in at Nene Park. From Saturday 23rd October, they are holding an exciting week of autumnal-themed activities and events for all the family, timed to tie in with the school half term break. There is something for everyone to enjoy, from scarecrow making and autumn colour walks to archery, climbing and broomstick making events. In addition to these activities, there is also the autumn holiday trail, daily water sports pay and play activities at Nene Park outdoors and boat trips at Overton Lake.

To take part in the Autumn Holiday Trail at Ferry Meadows, pick up a trail sheet from the visitor centre for £1, hunt for questions as you walk around the park and return to the Visitor Centre to claim your prize.

If you fancy something a little more adventurous, make a splash with the wide range of pay and play activities on Gunwade Lake. Activities run. Between 11am and 6pm each day. Options include swan pedalos, row boats, stand up paddle boards, kayaks, canoes, dinghies, and windsurfing. Buoyancy aids are included in the hire cost and staff members will be on hand at all times to offer advice and ensure you are safe. You can also hire bikes from Nene Outdoors and explore the wider park.

If you’d like to experience the water but at a gentler pace, why not take a boat trip around Overton Lake in the eco-passenger boat and enjoy unique views of the lakes and the River Nene around Ferry Meadows. Boat trips run throughout the day, or you could always book onto the special wildlife cruise on Saturday 23rd October.

Also on 23rd October is the Lakeside Farm Shop Food Fair which will be open from 10am-4pm. Why not come along and sample some locally grown and sourced produce?

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