image for Cycle Route item typeCycling the Celtic Causeway

Cycle Route


Matthew Barber


Peterborough City Centre,


This 7.4 mile circular route starts at the Key Theatre before heading east along the north bank of the River Nene and taking in local sites including: Britain's Bronze Age Centre and Archaeological Park: Flag Fen, the award winning Shanks Millennium Bridge and the Stanground Wash Nature Reserve.

This route is particularly suitable for families and less confident cyclists due to the mixture of quiet lanes, off-road cycle paths and flat landscape. At an average speed (8 mph) most cyclists will take approximately one hour to complete the route (excluding breaks etc).

Starting at the Embankment, which is just off London Road, right in the heart of Peterborough

There is car parking at the Key Theatre.
Peterborough Train Station - 0.5 miles.

Cycle Route: River Nene, Flag Fen Archaeological Park, Shanks Millennium Bridge, Moreton's Leam, Stanground Washes

Miles: 7


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Map reference: TL 192987  Lat: 52.57305 Long: -0.24252

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