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February Half Term Events at Nene Park

From Saturday 11 February, we are holding an exciting week of events and activities for all the family at Nene Park, tying in with the school half term break. There is something for everyone to enjoy, from our bushcraft, archery and climbing wall sessions to our ever popular holiday trail and watersports activities. 

Find out what’s happening and when, with our February Half term what’s on guide to family fun in the Park:

Activites every day: 11 – 19 February

Complete a trail at Ferry Meadows: There will be a trail up around Ferry Meadows for the half term holiday week. Pick up a trail sheet from the Visitor Centre for £1, hunt for questions as you walk around the Park and return to the Visitor Centre to claim your tomato seeds prize to grow at home.

Pay & Play watersports at Nene Outdoors: Make a splash with our full range of Pay and Play watersports on Gunwade Lake, with activities available between 11am and 5pm each day. Daily watersports activities include swan pedalos and row boats, stand up paddle boards, kayaks and canoes, dinghies and windsurfing. Buoyancy aids are included with hire and our friendly and experienced members of staff are always on hand to offer advice and ensure you are safe at all times. 

Ride the Ferry Meadows Railway: Sit back and enjoy the ride! To check if trains are running on the day of your visit please email william@ferrymeadowsrailway.co.uk or go to the Ferry Meadows Railway website.

Events by date

Monday 13th February – Nature Tots 

Monthly group for pre-school children, where you can enjoy messy nature-based crafts, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and song time. 

Monday 13th February – Wild Home Educators 

Outdoor monthly learning sessions for home schooled children with nature-focused activities. 

Tuesday 14th February – Climbing Wall 

The climbing wall is back out at Nene Outdoors! Great fun for children age 4 and over. Who will reach the top first? 

Wednesday 15th February – Bushcraft Tool Use 

Learn how to use a selection of tools including loppers and gimlets to turn elder sticks into items such as beads, jewellery and more.

Wednesday 15th February – Bushcraft Firelighting & Cooking 

Learn techniques to light a fire without using matches, and use your fire to cook a tasty snack.

Thursday 16th February – Archery 

Book an archery session and unleash your inner Robin Hood!

Friday 17th February – NEW! Tracks and Signs 

Discover the creatures that live in Ferry Meadows using the signs they leave behind, and create your own plaster track to take home.

For more details on any of our Half Term activities, and to book your places, please go to www.nenepark.org.uk/events. You can also contact Nene Outdoors directly with any questions by email at nene.outdoors@neneparktrust.org.uk or call 01733 234193

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Please donate if you can!

As you know, Nene Park Trust is a charitable organisation and relies on public support to manage the upkeep of our beautiful green spaces for all of the community to enjoy. Any support you can give to ensure the continuation of our services will help considerably. Please go to www.nenepark.org.uk/donate if you are able to make a donation.

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