Peterborough Travel Guide


Peterborough was originally positioned in Northamptonshire that lies in Cambridgeshire towards the east of England. It was initially a Saxon village, and it names was changed in 992-1005 to Burgh when a wall was constructed around the city by Abbot Kenulf. Throughout the Middle Ages, Peterborough had vivacious weaving as well as woolcombing industries and conducted two fairs, which were the 'Peters fair' and the 'Bridge fair'. In the 70s, Peterborough experienced a transformation when Peterborough Development Corporation was created to twice the population. At present, its population is around 157,000 and represents a very multicultural city.

Peterborough is unitary authority area in the East of England and a cathedral city. The name of this city has been derived from St. Peter. It has uniquely diverse topography with endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. It has something for everyone. You will be mesmerized with the rolling hills of the Oak Ridges Moraine and contrasting rocky landscapes of the Canadian Shield, cyclist, hikers, snowmobilers, cross-country skiers everyone can find a trial here. It is a sheer epitome of natural beauty and culture. It is a home to a wide range of cultural activities.

Hotels in Peterborough

Most of the hotels in Peterborough are situated near major attractions of this city. Some of the most prominent and luxurious hotels are Hotel Best Western Orton Hall, Hotel Aaron Park, Hotel Charlotte House, Hotel Marriott Peterborough and many more. You can find these at discounted rates by searching well.

Famous Places in Peterborough

Peterborough is a perfect blend of art and culture. Some of the most prominent places to visit in Peterborough are Peterborough museum and art gallery, Key Theatre, Peterborough Greyhounds, Amf Bowling and many more. There is a lot of exciting events for kids, as well as adults. You will be blessed with various parks and open spaces and can get literary flavour, as well.

Night Life in Peterborough

Peterborough boasts of the most amazing night life with live music performance, great drinks, vibrant night life and thus lots of fun. You will also find comedy clubs, karaoke bars and enjoy completely.

Entertainment in Peterborough

For entertainment purpose, Peterborough opens up plethora of options. You can indulge in awesome night life, relish world famous cuisines, bars and what not. If you are someone having quest for culture, then this place is surely not going to disappoint you with so many awesome cultural sites to visit. You can indulge in a lot of sporty activities, as well.

Top Restaurants & Bars in Peterborough

No matter, whether you are looking for Chinese, Japanese, Lebanese, Thai or sea food, you can find everything here. Some of the restaurants are Barbecue & Grills, Bistros, Greek Food and many more.

Where to Stay in Peterborough

You will have ample choice while deciding on a place, while your visit to Peterborough. You can easily find a place, as per your specific requirements without letting it affect your pocket.


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