Countryside, towns and villages in Peterborough


Spading Water Taxi

Broadgate, Weston Hills, Spalding, Lincs, PE12 6DB

tel: 01406 380532

Situated in Spalding the heart of the fens, 20 minutes’ drive from Peterborough.


Overton Lake, Nene Park, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, PE2 5UU

tel: 07513 193977

Why not take a relaxing, fun trip, on the Captain's Folly? See Ferry Meadows from the water, with breathtaking views, whilst also learning!

Holme Fen Nature Reserve

Holme, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1UA

tel: 01954 713500

The reserve is situated on the south-western shore of the former Whittlesey Mere. The mere was drained in 1851 after years of falling water levels, and within a short time reedbed had been replaced by fields of wheat.

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.

Green Wheel

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1NA

tel: 01733 452336

This is an ideal introduction to cycling in Peterborough & the surrounding countryside both for visitors and residents alike. The Green Wheel provides 45 miles of sustainable travel throughout Peterborough.

Nene Park

Ham Farm House, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5UU

tel: 01733 234193

Nene Park stretches for 10 km along the beautiful valley of the River Nene immediately west of Peterborough. At its heart is Ferry Meadows Country Park.

The Green Backyard

Next to Apex House, Oundle Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 8AT

tel: 07523 939424

The Green Backyard is a vibrant community growing project in the heart of Peterborough, which was established in 2009 and is run entirely by volunteers.


Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 9PS

tel: 01954 713500


Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 9PS

tel: 01954 713500


Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 9PS

tel: 01954 713500

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.


King's Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, PE29 2NH

tel: 08701 904090

Wood Green Animal Shelters is a registered charity that has been taking in and re-homing animals since 1924.

Ferry Meadows

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Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5UU

tel: 01733 234193

Ferry Meadows is the Country Park at the heart of Nene Park. Its lakes, meadows, woodlands and riverside make it a favourite destination for many visitors throughout the year.

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.


Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 9PS

tel: 01954 713500

Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick, Northamptonshire, NN9 6GY

tel: 01933 625522

Stanwick Lakes is a unique 750acre countryside attraction and nature reserve in the heart of Northamptonshire's beautiful Nene Valley, less than an hour’s drive from Peterborough.

Barnsdale Gardens

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The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8AH

tel: 01572 813200

For families or gardeners, Britain's largest collection of individually designed gardens is an inspiring place to visit at any time of the year.

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.


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