Attractions

Train running through beautiful countryside

We have something to float everyone’s boat in the Nene Valley. Check out our list of attractions and start planning your itinerary now.

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Adventure Rutland

AdventureRutland presents AdventureNene – Stand up paddleboarding on the River Nene! Based at Yarwell Mill Country Park between April – September on selective weekends.

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Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes is a unique 750 acre nature reserve and is widely considered to be one of the region’s most imaginative outdoor activity destinations. It offers extensive play areas for families and includes acres of wide open spaces and paths for nature lovers, walkers and cyclists.

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Nene Outdoors

Located on Gunwade Lake in Ferry Meadows, enjoy an extensive range of watersports and activities to suit the needs and abilities of members and visitors.

Ham Lane, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, PE2 5UU

01733 230291
 Nene Outdoors

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Nene Valley Railway

Nene Valley Railway is the UK’s leading international steam attraction, based at Wansford Station, and covering the stations of Ferry Meadows, Orton Mere, Yarwell Junction, and Peterborough.

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Sacrewell Farm

Sacrewell is a multi-award winning heritage farm attraction and 18th century watermill nestled between the historic city of Peterborough and the beautiful market town of Stamford.

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Welland Gliding Club

Based near Corby in the beautiful rolling Northamptonshire countryside, the Welland Gliding Club is the perfect club for those wishing to learn gliding or improve their gliding skills.

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Oundle Golf Club

Formed in 1893 Oundle Golf Club is set in peaceful countryside just outside the delightful market town of Oundle. You will enjoy a testing round watched over by red kites, green woodpeckers and the occasional peacock and guinea fowl that wander onto the course from the adjoining farm.

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Northampton Saints

Northampton’s Rugby Football club dates back to 1880 and boasts world cup winning players.

Franklin’s Gardens, Weedon Road, Northampton NN5 5BG

01604 751543
 Northampton saints

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Northampton Active

Offering whitewater and flatwater experiences along with a number of dryland activities, perfect for family days out as-well as an array of celebrations. For more information visit the website or contact the office.

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Railworld and Wildlife Haven

Railworld has a superb ‘OO’ gauge Model Railway layout, with a number of features. The wildlife haven is an intriguing place to explore and learn about nature and how to create habitat for native species.

Railworld, Oundle Road, Peterborough, PE2 9NR

01733 344240
 Railworld

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Jungle Parc

Choose from 40 different adventures. Try trekking on the tarzan swings, test your nerve on the zip wire or your balance on the wobbly logs.

Irchester Country Park, Gispsy Lane, Little Irchester, NN29 7DL

0844 879 4378
 Jungle Parc

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Canoe2

Hire a canoe and paddle down river for half a day to 5 days. Canoe2 offers a drop off and pick up service at the start or end of your trip, as required.

Ditchford Lock, Ditchford Road, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 1RL

01604 832115
 info@canoe2.co.uk 
 Canoe2

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Peterborough Greyhound Stadium

Enjoy a great evening out with a difference. The purpose built, fully air-conditioned 1,000 seater tiered stadium offers a choice of eight bars and a delicious meal in the raceview restaurant with 400 reserved seats.

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Northampton Town Football

Official home to Northampton Town Football Club.

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Rushden Golf Club

Rushden Golf Course is attractive and challenging, with all the maturity expected from a course that has been played, developed and carefully kept for over 90 years. The 6200 yard par 71 course is suitable for golfers of all abilities.

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Longthorpe Tower

Longthorpe Tower displays one of the most complete and important sets of 14th-century domestic wall paintings in northern Europe. This varied ‘spiritual encyclopaedia’ of worldly and religious subjects includes the Wheel of Life, the Nativity and King David.

This site is managed by Vivacity Peterborough Culture and Leisure

Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6LU

01733 864663
Longthorpe Tower