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On Water

Ferry Meadows

On Water

Boat operator required!

A great opportunity has arisen for a qualified pleasure boat operator to work in one of the busiest country parks in the UK. Nene Park Trust is looking for a qualified pleasure boat operator to operate from Overton Lake in Ferry Meadows Country Park for a fixed term from 26 March 2018 to 31 October 2018.

Please direct your enquiries to Georgie Hatherell of Savills on Georgie.hatherell@savills.com or 01733 559 310.

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Nene Outdoors

Located at the spectacular Lakeside and with access to the beautiful Gunwade Lake, Nene Outdoors caters for many activities on and off the water.

This includes hire of kayaks, canoes, row boats and pedaloes, group activities such as raft building, land games and orienteering and structured courses in sailing, windsurfing and kayaking.

For more information call us on 01733 230291 between 10am - 4pm.

To see a hire charges and launch fees click here

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Fishing is available all year round in certain areas of Ferry Meadows and there are two stands close by the Lakeside centre car park for disabled anglers which are accessible to wheelchairs. To download our fishing leaflet click here.

For more information see www.fishinginpeterborough.co.uk or
contact the Head Bailiff on 01733 380768  or at jonathan.means@btinternet.com.

Family Fishing


River cruisers can enter Ferry Meadows from the River Nene onto Overton Lake where there are free 24 hour moorings. Please note there are no pumping out facilities available.

Boat Moorings

Clubs and organisations

Peterborough Sailability
The club offers disabled people living in and around Peterborough the opportunity to go sailing and to enjoy the fresh air and sense of freedom that this brings.

Packers Canoe Club
A canoeing and kayaking club operating from Lakeside in Ferry Meadows.

Peterborough City Rowing Club
Some of the best facilities in the country. New members welcome.

Peterborough Model Power Boat Club
The club use Orton Mere. For details contact mickszebeko@mmpe.co.uk or call 01733 235049.

Proteus Canoe Club
Proteus Canoe Club is based at Orton Mere. The club has direct access to the river and promotes all forms of paddle sports but specialises in Slalom.

Lakeside Sailing Club
The club hold race days every Saturday on Gunwade Lake.
Find them on Facebook/Lakeside Sailing Club.

Activities Not Permitted

There are some activities not permitted in the Park due to the risk and nuisance they may pose to other members of the public. You can see a list of these activities by clicking here

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