Ferry Meadows Country Park
This super country park in Peterborough has several pretty lakes with cycling and walking trails running alongside the water's edge.
There's also a stretch along the River Nene, several pretty meadows and peaceful woodland paths. Other attractions include a miniature railway and a pitch and putt golf course. The tracks are well surfaced and flat so its perfect for families looking for a safe cycle ride or walkers looking for an easy stroll.
Ferry meadows is set within the larger area of Nene Park which also includes Thorpe Meadows with its Sculpture Park, riverside walks and a purpose built rowing lake. If you continue east through the park you'll also pass Orton Mere and Woodston Reach with more lakes and woodland to enjoy.
Also nearby is the lovely Crown Lakes Country Park with waterside footpaths, meadows and woodland.
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Ferry Meadows Country Park Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Ferry Meadows Country Park Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Ferry Meadows Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Ferry Meadows Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
The Peterborough Green Wheel Cycle Route passes through the park. The 20 mile circular trail explores the area around the city visiting the River Nene Way and the villages of Marholm and Etton.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Cambridgeshire Walks page.