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Parking at Nene Park

Ferry Meadows

Parking at Nene Park


As an independent Charitable Trust, we receive no funding from the taxpayer and are totally reliant on income we generate ourselves. Income from parking helps us to provide great facilities and landscape for visitors to enjoy.

Below you will find everything you need to know about parking at Nene Park and where the charges occur.

Ferry Meadows
Parking charges are in place at Ferry Meadows. Please see below for more information.

Orton Meadows (Golf Course and Pitch and Putt, Rutland Cycling and The Granary)
Parking charges are in place at Orton Meadows. For rates and information on the parking process, please click here.

Thorpe Meadows and Orton Mere
Parking is available for no charge at these locations. For details on Thorpe Meadows, please click here. For details on Orton Mere, please click here.


Parking at Ferry Meadows

Opening Hours 2017/18

The Park is open to pedestrians and cyclists at all times. Opening and last entry times for vehicle access at Ferry Meadows are below.
Summer opening times:
March 27 to October 1: 06:30 - 22:00
Winter opening times:
October 2 to March 2018 (exact date TBC): 06:30 - 18:30

Parking Charges

Charges apply to all vehicles, all day, every day. The car park is monitored by Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR), managed by Park with Ease. For details on how the system works, please click here.

Standard tariff during these times:
Summer 8am - 8pm 
Winter 8am - 5pm

Up to 1 hour £1.50
1 to 1.5 hours £2.00
1.5 to 2 hours £2.50
2 to 2.5 hours £3.00
2.5 to 3 hours £3.50
3 to 3.5 hours £4.00
3.5 to 4 hours £4.50
Over 4 hours £5.00
Grace period 20 minutes

Off-peak tariff during these times:
Summer 8pm - 8am 
Winter 5pm - 8am

Off-peak 50p per hour
Grace period 20 minutes

Parking membership

Annual membership is available at Ferry Meadows only and is just £60 for the year. For information on discounts, purchasing as a gift and more, please click here.

How does it work?

For more information on how the car parking process works and some frequently asked questions, please click here.

Alligator Teeth

Alligator teeth are installed at the exit to Ferry Meadows and at the exit of the Lakeside road in Ferry Meadows. If you have an especially low vehicle, please call 01733 234193 or the Duty Ranger on 07860 308081 for advice before entering the Park.

Height Restriction Barrier

If you are travelling in a high vehicle and need more information about height restrictions at Ferry Meadows, please click here.

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