The great range of watersports at Ferry Meadows is one of the main attractions at the park, particularly during summer. There are plenty of options available for people of all ages, group sizes and abilities. In this post we take a look at some of the Ferry Meadows watersports choices on offer.

Lakeside Kitchen & Bar

At Lakeside, we share a building with Ferry Meadows watersports centre, which is just as well because participating in watersports can be very hungry and thirsty work. Whether you need to fuel up before, during or after your session on the lake, we will be on hand to serve up whatever from our menu whets your appetite.

We offer a range of mouth-watering dishes including the Lakeside burger (now with a veggie option available), fish and chips and seasonal soups of the day. This summer, we have introduced a quinoa and warm grilled salmon salad to our line-up, which is proving to be the perfect tonic on a hot day. Along with food, we also serve hot and cold drinks, including teas, coffees, fruit juices and hot chocolate. See our full menu here.

Corporate Packages

Working in conjunction with Nene Outdoors we offer corporate days, which include great deals on food at Lakeside and watersport activities at Ferry Meadows. To find out more, please get in touch by calling 01733 233218 or emailing You can also enquire about booking corporate away day packages online.

Ferry Meadows Watersports – Nene Outdoors

Located opposite our lovely café is Nene Outdoors (external link: opens in new tab), which is the place to go if you want to book any Ferry Meadows watersports activities. From kayaks and rowing boats to swan shaped pedaloes, there is a great range of easy, pick up and go options. For more advanced activities, such as windsurfing and sailing, Nene Outdoors offers training courses. There are also group activities available, like raft building.

All safety gear, including buoyancy aids and helmets, is provided by Nene Outdoors and a professional instructor will be present during the entirety of your session. The availability of Ferry Meadows watersports changes throughout the year depending on demand. Nene Outdoors splits its opening times into a high, mid and low season, the full details of which can be seen here (external link: opens in new tab).

During high season (between 27 May to 2 September), Ferry Meadows watersports can be very popular, so to avoid disappointment it’s a good idea to check availability ahead, which you can do by calling Nene Outdoors on 01733 230291. You can also check the Nene Outdoors Facebook page (external link: opens in new tab) for the latest information.


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