Railworld Wildlife Haven PE29NR
This environmental project in Peterborough is testament to what can be achieved when volunteers, companies, groups and individuals work together for a common goal – Encouraging Environmental Awareness. Rev Richard Paten was the charity’s founder chair and lifelong volunteer – He brought the derelict power station coal yard land over 30 years ago and volunteers have raised funds to create what they have today. The project has never had any core funding, but the volunteers have six major UK Environmental Awards and in 2018 won the ‘Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service’.
Located alongside Peterborough’s Nene Valley Railway Station – There is ample car parking and it is easily accessible, 15 minutes’ walk from Peterborough’s City Centre and Main Railway Station. Over the years volunteers have collected, restored and reused relics from the Victorian age! – Including Railway bridges and three Aqueducts from Abbots Ripton donated by British Rail!
The Railworld Wildlife Haven – Utilizes the 3 sections of Historic Aqueducts to provide bridges over a ‘hills and hollows’ landscaped area, with ponds and waterfalls creating an intriguing exciting place for our children to explore and learn about our Natural World ….
Plus, over 2,000 sqft of Model Railways to support the ‘Railworld ‘aspect ... All the funds raised are put back to improve and develop the project here in Peterborough.
Bring a picnic; spend time in a delightful area overlooking the Nene, enjoy your day, in-between maybe a nostalgic trip on the Nene Valley Railway?
Something indeed for all the Family - 2 Adults + 3 children - £10.00
Adults - £4
Concessions - £3
Children under 16 - £2
For directions, opening days see website www.railworld.org.uk and Facebook page
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Where to go
- PE2 9NR
- Something indeed for all the Family - 2 Adults + 3 children - £10.00 Adults - £4 Concessions - £3 Children under 16 - £2