Heritage in Peterborough


Longthorpe Tower

Thorpe Road, Longthorpe, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6LU

tel: 01733 864663

The 14thC tower of a fortified manor-house with wall paintings which form the most finest and complete set of domestic paintings of the period in northern Europe.

The North Front

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Lincolnshire, PE10 0LZ

tel: 01778 591205

Grimsthorpe is a great place for those seeking fresh air and the great outdoors. The 3,000-acre park has miles of way marked trails to walk or cycle along. There's also a large woodland adventure playground. Don't forget the Castle too!

Deene Park

Deene, Corby, NN17 3EG

tel: 01780 450278

Situated near Corby, Northamptonshire, Deene Park is a beautiful country house, owned and lived in by the Brudenell family.=


70 Westgate, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1RG

tel: 01733 751681

Manor, Garden, Tithe Barn Museum

The Prebendal Manor, Nassington, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6QG

tel: 01780 782575

The Manor is one of the hidden gems of Northamptonshire. Over eight hundred years old, and with a huge history dating back to the Viking period, it offers a fascinating insight into medieval England.

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

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Priestgate, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1LF

tel: 01733 864663 

The new and improved Peterborough Museum is OPEN once again! The museum reopened in March 2012 further to a major £3.2 million redevelopment, jointly funded by Vivacity, Peterborough City Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The John Clare Cottage

John Clare Cottage, 12 Woodgate, Helpston, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7ED

tel: 01733 253330

Located in the village of Helpston, which is between Peterborough and Stamford. John Clare was born in village, and the Cottage was his home where he lived with his family for most of his life.


Oundle, Cambridgeshire, PE8 5AT

tel: 01832 205358

Set in the heart of rural Northamptonshire, Lyveden is a remarkable survivor of the Elizabethan age.

Flag Fen Archaeological Park

Flag Fen Archaeological Park, The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7QJ

tel: 01733 864468 

Travel back 3,500 years to discover what life was like for our prehistoric ancestors at the finest Bronze Age archaeological site in Northern Europe.


Church Street, Cathedral Square, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB

tel: 01733 564 899

Ely Cathedral

Chapter House, The College, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4DL

tel: 01353 667735

One of England's finest cathedrals with guided tours & tours of the Octagon and West Tower, monastic precincts Also a brass rubbing centre and The Stained Glass Museum.


Ledbury Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 9RF

Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre

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Sacrewell, Sacrewell, Thornhaugh, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6HJ

tel: 01780 782254

There is something for everyone at Sacrewell, from friendly animals and pets, the Shire Horse Centre, tractor rides, play areas, working watermill and farm bygones.

Thorney Heritage Museum

Station Road, Thorney, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 0QE

tel: 01733 270908

The museum shows village development from monastic days, Walloon and Flemish influence after Vermuyden's drainage, also 19thC model housing by the Duke of Bedford.


67 Church Drive, Orton Waterville, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5EX

tel: 01733 238877

Railworld Wildlife Haven

Oundle Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 9NR

tel: 01733 344240

The Railworld Wildlife Haven is testament to what can be achieved when volunteers, companies, groups and individuals work together for a common goal – Encouraging Environmental Awareness.

Nene Valley Railway

Wansford Station, Stibbington, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6LR

tel: 01780 784444

The 7.5-mile steam-operated Nene Valley Railway runs alongside the River Nene from Peterborough (Nene Valley station), through Wansford to Yarwell. Wansford is the main station (free parking) where there is a café and all facilities.


Thorpe Road, Longthorpe, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6LU

tel: 01733 263016


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