Six Weeks of Summer at Nene Park

Six weeks of summer activities at Nene Park From Friday 23 July, look out for some exciting activities and events running for the six weeks of school summer holidays in the Park!  There is something for everyone to enjoy, from our Park Explorer Challenge, guided walks and holiday trails and our ‘Big Summer Hunt’, to pond dipping and bug hunts, … Read More

Outdoor entertainment in the Nene Valley this summer

Theatre was born outdoors. From ancient Greek amphitheatres to the pageant wagons from which mystery and miracle plays were performed from the 10th through to the 16th century, actors and their audiences have been used to contending with the elements. In 2021 there’s even more reason to embrace outdoor entertainment and this year there are a number of must-see performances … Read More

New Podcast Episode feat. Oundle International Festival

This week on the Nene Valley podcast, our hosts Karen and Ben sat down with Kenneth from the Oundle International Festival for a look at the changes they had to make to this year’s festival in the face of Covid-19. With visitors unable to make the journey to Oundle to take part in this year’s festivities – the team at … Read More

Vote for your Nene Valley Star!

The Destination Nene Valley (DNV) partnership has unveiled the finalists for the Nene Valley star, an award that has been set up to recognise the dedication and passion of those working in the tourism industry, who have also gone above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that residents and visitors have a great experience in the Nene Valley. … Read More

New eco-electric passenger boat

electric passenger boat at nene park

We’re excited to announce that our new electrically-powered passenger boat has arrived at the Park and is ready to take bookings for tranquil family-group boat trips at our Autumn Festival. The boat replaces the previously diesel-powered boat that used to provide passenger trips around Overton Lake at Ferry Meadows. The batteries used to power the new boat will be charged using … Read More

Nene Park Autumn Festival 2020

autumnal view over the lake in nene park

This October half-term, the Nene Park Autumn Festival returns to bring an exciting number of activities and events for all the family to enjoy. The festival programme, detailed below, will be running from Saturday 24 October to Sunday 1 November, with daily Pay and Play watersports and cycle hire operating at Nene Outdoors, alongside autumnal art and crafts and outdoor adventure … Read More

Nenescape’s Nene Songbook competition extended

Nenescape is running a competition for budding music- and song-writers in the Nene Valley. After three hugely successful launch concerts in 2017, delivered in partnership with Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust, with music written by ex-pupil Benjamin Till, local people are now invited to write their own pieces of music inspired by the River Nene to be presented alongside … Read More

An exciting six weeks of summer at Nene Park

narrow boat cruising along the river nene

On Saturday 18 July we are launching some NEW activities and trails for the six weeks of school summer holidays 2020 to keep all the family busy and entertained. From explorer challenges, trails and our ‘Big Summer Hunt’ to archery, cycle skills and our full range of watersports pay and play activities, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Nene Park … Read More

Full pay and play activities return to Nene Outdoors

man paddleboarding on a lake next to Nene Outdoors watersports centre in Nene Park

The Nene Outdoors team are delighted to announce that from Wednesday 1st July, full pay and play activities will be available 7 days a week at the Watersports and Activity Centre on Gunwade Lake in Nene Park, Peterborough. The following activities will be available between 11am and 6pm, however bookings must be made in advance on our online booking system (for pedalo and … Read More

Phased return to Nene Outdoors

Ariel view of Nene Outdoors watersports and activity centre set on gunwade lake

Following the recent government guidance on the phased return of outdoor sports in England, the Nene Outdoors team is excited to announce a first stage re-opening at the Watersports and Activity Centre on Gunwade Lake in Nene Park, Peterborough. From Saturday 6 June, outdoor enthusiasts will be able to enjoy swan pedalo rides and cycle hire services daily between 11am and … Read More