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Number of results: 35

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  1. Add Elton Hall to your Itinerary

    Address

    Elton, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6SH

    Telephone

    01832 280468

    PETERBOROUGH

    Fascinating historic house with a fine collection of paintings, furniture, and porcelain. Very fine library including Henry VIII's prayer book. Beautifully restored gardens acknowledged as an RHS Partner Garden and winner of the Judges' Choice in…

  2. Add Ferry Meadows to your Itinerary

    Address

    Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5UU

    Telephone

    01733 234193

    Peterborough

    Ferry Meadows Country Park is at the heart of Nene Park in Peterborough. It's the perfect place for a day out with a chance to discover the outdoors with lakes, woodland, play areas and so much more to explore.

  3. Add Nene Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    Ham Lane, Orton Waterville, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5UU

    Telephone

    01733 234193

    PETERBOROUGH

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

  4. Add Orton Longueville Wood to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Village, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE2 7DU

    Telephone

    01733 890419

    PETERBOROUGH

    Noted for the wide avenue of Wellingtonia Orton Longueville Wood sits in the grounds of what was Orton Hall now a hotel. Planted in the 19th century it is largely made up of native trees and shrubs. The pond is home to great crested newts.

  5. Add Peterborough Green Wheel to your Itinerary

    Address

    Cowgate, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1NA

    Telephone

    01733 452336

    PETERBOROUGH

    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.

  6. Add Railworld Wildlife Haven to your Itinerary

    Address

    Oundle Road, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE2 9NR

    Telephone

    01733 344240

    PETERBOROUGH

    Railworld Wildlife Haven highlights sustainable transport and the environment, with superb model railway, hands on items and fun for all the family.

  7. Add Sacrewell to your Itinerary

    Address

    Great North Road, Thornhaugh, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6HJ

    Telephone

    01780 782254

    PETERBOROUGH

    You probably know us as a lovely place for children to see the animals, run around in beautiful countryside and let off steam in our state-of-the-art playbarn – but there’s a lot more to Sacrewell.

  8. Add Southorpe Meadow to your Itinerary

    Address

    Main Street, Peterborough, PE9 3BX

    Telephone

    01954 713500

    Peterborough

    Southorpe Meadow is a small, wildflower-rich hay meadow with the ridge and furrow structure created by a medieval oxen-plough still visible. The show of wild flowers begins in spring with cowslips.

  9. Add Southorpe Paddock to your Itinerary

    Address

    Sutton Heath Road, Farcet, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE9 3BX

    Telephone

    01954 713500

    PETERBOROUGH

    At Southorpe Paddock a raised area runs through the middle of the reserve and supports a diverse range of wildflowers. In the summer months the banks are covered with the purple and pink flowers of clustered bellflower and harebell, as well as the…

  10. Add The Embankment to your Itinerary

    Address

    Embankment Road, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1EF

    Telephone

    01733 747474

    PETERBOROUGH

    The Embankment by the River Nene plays host to many events throughout the year.

  11. Add Barnsdale Gardens to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01572 813200

    Oakham

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

  12. Add Botolph Green to your Itinerary

    Address

    Oundle Road, Cambridgeshire, PE2 7DD

    Cambridgeshire

    A lovely green area in the heart of Peterborough's Orton Longueville area, Botolph Green is also the home of the popular annual St Botolph's Festival on the Green.

  13. Add Bretton Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 8RN

    Telephone

    01733 747474

    Cambridgeshire

    Bretton Park is one of the Council's largest green open spaces.

  14. Add Central Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    Park Crescent, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE1 4DZ

    PETERBOROUGH

    Central Park, situated on Park Crescent, is the council's most prestigious park in the city.

  15. Add Crown Lakes Country Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hampton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7 0LD

    Telephone

    01733 293220

    Peterborough

    Crown Lakes is made up of 2 large flooded brick pits & spans 87 acres of community parkland.

  16. Add Cuckoos Hollow to your Itinerary

    Address

    35 Lakeside, Off Fulbridge Road, Werrington, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE4 6QZ

    Werrington, PETERBOROUGH

    Cuckoo's Hollow in Werrington was originally an area of pastureland surrounded by dykes on all sides with Werrington Brook running through the centre.

  17. Add Dogsthorpe Star Pit to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hodney Road 3 miles from town centre, Farcet, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7SW

    Telephone

    01954 713500

    PETERBOROUGH

    When the clay in these pits ran out, the site developed naturally into a wildlife haven, preventing it from being used for landfill. It is now a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Local Nature Reserve.

  18. Add Eye Green Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Address

    1-29 Pershore Way, Eye, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7QL

    Telephone

    01733 222037

    PETERBOROUGH

    The reserve has open access to the public and specially designed lakeside path with fishing platforms for people with mobility difficulties

  19. Add Holme Fen Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Address

    Holme Fen Drove, Colne, HUNTINGDON, Cambridgeshire, PE28 3RE

    Telephone

    01954 713500

    HUNTINGDON

    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.

  20. Add Holywell Ponds to your Itinerary

    Address

    Longthorpe Green, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6LS

    PETERBOROUGH

    The ponds at Longthorpe originally belonged to the medieval manor (no longer standing) which at one time was the property of the abbey.

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