Events Calendar

Holiday Trail

Visitor Centre and gift shop, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, PE2 5UU

Complete a trail around Ferry Meadows and claim a prize at the end! Collect a trail sheet from the Visitor Centre and then hunt for questions as you walk around Ferry Meadows. Return to the Visitor Centre to claim your prize. Available every day during the Easter School Holidays from 10am - 4:00pm. £1 per sheet. No need to book; ... Read More

£1

Pollinator Ponder & Wildlife Wander

Visitor centre, Ham Lane, , Peterborough, PE2 5UU

A walk with a ranger looking at some of the butterfly, bees and wildflower species found in the Park, we will look at how they work together in the world of pollination. Bring binoculars if you have them, spaces limited so booking essential, a place must be booked for everyone attending. Suitable for: all aged 10yrs and over. Meeting point: Outside the ... Read More

£2.50

Nene Valley Festival

Enjoy a 9 day programme of wildlife, culture and heritage events. More information coming soon!

Guided Walk of the Old Zoopark Site

Wellingborough Museum 12 Castle Way, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Enjoy a guided walk of the old zoopark site with our friends at Wellingborough Museum. Wellingborough Zoo park opened in 1943 and between the 1940s and 1970s, Croyland Gardens was the filled with the sounds of lions, tigers and bears. Book in advance on 01933 276838, or take a chance and just turn up on the day. Meet at Wellingborough ... Read More

Let’s Look Inside

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

100 years ago, Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery was Peterborough Infirmary. Let one of our nurses take you on a tour of the Infirmary- you might even bump into some of the hospital staff hard at work! Plus try your hand at identifying some X-rays Join a special tour for HODs and discover an astounding invention linked with Peterborough. Hear ... Read More

Northamptonshire Walks – Everdon

Walk: Everdon Distance: 6.7 miles Difficulty: A hilly walk across fields, which will be muddy if wet. There are several stiles & livestock Number of people: Maximum 20 This is a walk close to the source of the River Nene, when it’s still a trickle in a ditch! It’s also a walk that proves that Northamptonshire isn’t flat. Starting in ... Read More

Nature Tots

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

We are pleased to welcome back our Nature Tots although we have a few changes to meet current covid secure processes. The whole session will take place outside, so please dress for the weather. Age:  2yrs+ Cost: £4.00 Times: 10am-11.30am Meeting Point: Outside the Discovery Den Adults may bring up to two paying children.  All children attending, need to have a booked place. Maximum ... Read More

£4
Recurring

The Vaults Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Every Tuesday and Thursday 11am and Saturday 11am and 2:30pm Take part in a Vaults tour and venture down into the Museum’s cellars. Explore layers of history rarely seen by the public and hear the stories of the people who once lived and worked within the building. Brought to life through projections and characters from this buildings history, will take ... Read More

Recurring

The Vaults Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Every Tuesday and Thursday 11am and Saturday 11am and 2:30pm Take part in a Vaults tour and venture down into the Museum’s cellars. Explore layers of history rarely seen by the public and hear the stories of the people who once lived and worked within the building. Brought to life through projections and characters from this buildings history, will take ... Read More

Northamptonshire Walks – Fotheringhay

Fotheringhay

Date: Thursday 15th September 10.30am Walk: Fotheringhay Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Flat, easy walking across fields & tracks. There’s only one stile on this walk. Livestock could be present & we do climb the castle mound Number of people: Maximum 20 This is simply a stunning walk & the River Nene here is beautiful. We start in Fotheringhay, scene of ... Read More

Northamptonshire Walks – Thrapston & Titchmarsh Nature Reserves

Thrapston

Date: Friday 16th September 10am Walk: Thrapston & Titchmarsh Nature Reserves Distance: 8 miles Difficulty: Easy walking across water meadows & fields. Livestock will be present Number of people: Maximum 20 This walk starts near Thrapston Bridge where the “Nen” traditionally becomes the “Nene”. The river here is stunning & we follow it for a short while before entering Thrapston ... Read More

Walk With the Rangers

Barnwell Country Park Barnwell Road, Oundle

During 2022 we are giving you the opportunity to join some of the Rangers as we complete six walks across the fields and public rights of ways from some of Northamptonshire's finest Country Parks. 18th September - Barnwell Country Park All walks start at 9AM £5 per walk Booking essential

£5

Bat Walk

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Join our park rangers for an informative presentation on bats. Follow this with a walk in the park and using bat detectors try to spot and identify the bats that call Ferry Meadows home. Suitable for: 10yrs + Meeting point: Discovery Den Cost: £8pp

£8

Bat Walk

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Join our park rangers for an informative presentation on bats. Follow this with a walk in the park and using bat detectors try to spot and identify the bats that call Ferry Meadows home. Suitable for: 10yrs + Meeting point: Discovery Den Cost: £8pp

£8

Bat Walk

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Join our park rangers for an informative presentation on bats. Follow this with a walk in the park and using bat detectors try to spot and identify the bats that call Ferry Meadows home. Suitable for: 10yrs + Meeting point: Discovery Den Cost: £8pp

£8

Nene Wetlands Nature Journaling with Make and Do Crafts

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre Rushden Lakes, Rushden, Northamptonshire

Join us in the stunning location of the Wildlife Trust's Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre and have a go at experimenting with collage, all under the guidance of Liz and Diane from Make and Do Crafts. We’ll be having fun with fungi and experimenting with collage. Booking essential All materials and refreshments included. Price £30

£30

Nene Wetlands Nature Journaling with Make and Do Crafts

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre Rushden Lakes, Rushden, Northamptonshire

Join us in the stunning location of the Wildlife Trust's Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre and have a look at winter landscapes in a more abstract way using mixed media, all under the guidance of Liz and Diane from Make and Do Crafts. Suitable for Adults, Beginners

£30