If you’re planning on visiting Peterborough any time soon then you’ll be pleased to know that are loads of things to see and do. Whatever your interest, there will be something that tempts you, from history to wildlife, trains and adventure. To promote your business in Peterborough, why not think about raising your online presence? For Web Design Peterborough, visit www.routetoweb.co.uk
One of the must-see attractions is the Nene Valley Railway that runs from the city centre to a village 15 miles away. Travel in elegant style on a heritage steam or diesel train through the stunning Nene
Valley. This is a fantastic opportunity to explore the other stations along the line, with countryside walks and lakes to enjoy.
For a sense of historical awe, Peterborough Cathedral should be on your ‘to do’ list. The Cathedral is almost 900 years old and is one of the finest Norman Cathedrals in the land. It was one of the most significant medieval abbeys and the burial place of two queens, Catherine of Aragon and Mary, Queen of Scots.
Burghley House is another historic gem built by William Cecil who was the Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I. Set in very impressive grounds and with an impressive collection of fine art, a visit here would make for a very regal day out indeed.
If you like your history a little older then a visit to Flag Fen Archaeology Park is in order. Here you can view an ancient wooden monument preserved in the wetland. This monument was a place of worship and ritual for the inhabitants of this area 3300 years ago. Many swords and personal items were also recovered here, thought to be offerings used in the rituals. There is the chance to see an uncovered section of the causeway and see a reconstructed Bronze Age village.
Peterborough Museum has some fantastic objects and boasts 200,000 items of great national and international importance.Conveniently situated in the city centre, only a few minutes from transport links and a shopping centre so you can get your cultural and retail fix all in one go.
Nene Park is only 3 miles from the centre of Peterborough and offers a beautiful green escape to enjoy walking, cycling, fishing or just to explore the woodland. Visit Nene Outdoors which a new water sports and outdoor activity centre for a more adrenaline fuelled day trip. Boat trips also embark from Nene Park offering a leisurely cruise around the lakes.
When darkness falls, Peterborough certainly doesn’t get sleepy. There are two theatres to choose from offering drama, ballet and music concerts and a wealth of diverse eateries, bars and clubs to party the night away.