Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 9PS, Tel: 01733 890419, www.wildlifebcnp.org, (7 miles, 12kms)
Site of old settling ponds that have developed into a mixture of reedbeds, open water and riverside vegetation.
The Embankment, Peterborough, Cambs, PE1 1EF, Tel: 01733 747474, www.environment-agency.gov.uk, (8 miles, 13kms)
The Embankment by the River Nene plays host to many events throughout the year.
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1NA, Tel: 01733 568408, www.pect.org.uk, (8 miles, 13kms)
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.
Hampton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7 0LD, Tel: 01733 453450, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Crown Lakes is made up of 2 large flooded brick pits & spans 87 acres of community parkland.
Nassington, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6QG, Tel: 01780 782575, www.prebendal-manor.co.uk, (5 miles, 8kms)
Described as a hidden gem and dating from the early 13th century the manor is the oldest property in Northamptonshire.
A venue that offers a family welcome with the professional touch for all your meetings. In house catering facilities are available, free parking, local bus routes and the train station are nearby.
Multi Sized conference and meeting rooms. High quality catering and conference equipment available. Flexible packages to suit every budget. Easily accessible from the A1. Award winning disabled access.
The Serpentine, Hampton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7, (8 miles, 13kms)
At the Hampton township on Peterborough's southern perimeter, the Serpentine Green Shopping Centre opened in February 1999 and includes Britain's largest Tesco Extra store.
Longthorpe, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6LS, www.peterborough.gov.uk/page-4665, (7 miles, 11kms)
The ponds at Longthorpe originally belonged to the medieval manor (no longer standing) which at one time was the property of the abbey.
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.
Bishops Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 5BW, Tel: 01733 864169, www.vivacity-peterborough.com, (8 miles, 13kms)
The Lido will be open from end of May until September.
Off Thorpe Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs, PE3 6GA, Tel: 01733 747474, www.peterborough.gov.uk/page-4659, (7 miles, 12kms)
Alongside the river Nene at Thorpe Meadows, this reserve contains ponds, marsh, grassland, scrub and willows.
Historic 17th century coaching inn, 'The Birthplace of Stilton Cheese'. Set in its own picturesque gardens with a romantic stone courtyard, replete with a wishing well.