Discover Peterborough's history and visit our magnificent Norman Cathedral which provides the most beautiful backdrop to the city. Take a short stroll and be transported back in time at Peterborough Museum or visit Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre with its historic Watermill where you can meet some magnificent Shire Horses.
Enjoy the exciting events taking place at the Peterborough Arena and East of England Showground . Take the children to the Green Flag award-winning parks or over 20 nature reserves and country parks or a short trip out of the city on the Nene Valley Railway to Ferry Meadows Country Park for a relaxing walk around the lakes and woodlands.
When the daylight fades experience Peterborough's night life. There are two theatres offering drama, ballet and concerts, the Key Theatre and the Cresset Theatre; for food and drink a diverse selection of restaurants serving cuisine for every palate, cocktail bars and night clubs open until the early hours.
Peterborough is an important regional shopping centre, with a City Market, independent stores, regular Farmers Markets and craft fairs. During the warmer months, dining is an outside experience so that you can soak up the atmosphere of the city, while relaxing with a drink and a bite to eat.
Peterborough hosts a major running event in the national calender, the Perkins Great Eastern Run and entrants are invited for the October 2014 event.