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Things To Do

The Rural Estate

Things To Do


It's like having a Park Ranger in your pocket!
The four Mobile Explorer trails bring to life the history, wildlife and landscape of Nene Park and the surrounding area.

The trails can be downloaded from the iApp store by clicking here

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The area is perfect for walking due to a network of paths which includes sections of two long distance paths, the Nene Way and the Hereward Way.

The Visitor Centre at Ferry Meadows stocks handy pocket sized OS maps which show Ferry Meadows, Nene Park and the surrounding area. Perfect for those who wish to explore further afield. The maps are water-resistant and are priced at £2.99.

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You will find the Ordnance Survey 1:25000 Explorer 227 map of Peterborough  on sale at the Ferry Meadows Visitor Centre.


The Peterborough and District Angling Association (PDAA) controls the fishing rights on the River Nene around Peterborough.

See www.peterboroughfishing.co.uk for information or contact Jon Means, Head Bailiff, by email jonathan.means@btinternet.com or by calling 01733 380768.


There are a series of Geocaches throughout Nene Park. For more information on Geocaching see www.gagb.org.uk or to obtain coordinates see http://www.geocaching.com/

If you are interested in placing a geocache in Nene Park please contact visitor.services@neneparktrust.org.uk or call 01733 234193.

Horse Riding

A section of the horse route linking Ferry Meadows Country Park to Sutton passes through the Rural Estate.

For more information on horse riding and a map of the routes click here to go to our Things To Do section.

More Things To Do In Nene Park

Things to do at Ferry Meadows
Things to do at Orton Mere
Things to do at Thorpe Meadows

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