DISTANCE: (11.9 mi) via A605
Imagine somewhere beautiful, safe and unspoilt where you can walk, cycle, play, horse-ride, ride a train, go fishing, exercise the dog, jog, push the buggy and explore endless meadows, lakes and woodland - all less than three miles from Peterborough's busy city centre.
You'll find all this and more - including cafes, hard-surfaced routes for wheelchair users, a busy events and activity programme and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation.more info
DISTANCE: 4 miles via B1040 and N Bank
Visit Flag Fen Archaeology Park to explore how the prehistoric people of the fen lived over 3000 years ago. Wander through a Bronze Age village, sit within the reconstructed roundhouses, and stand where our ancestors once stood by the ritual causeway.
Experience life in our prehistoric past and visit the only place in the UK where original Bronze Age remains can be seen in situ, the incredibly preserved timbers of a monumental engineering achievement.more info
DISTANCE: 17 miles via B1040
Woodwalton Fen National Nature Reserve, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire
Explore peaceful paths through the reeds, hear the calls of birds and watch dragonflies dart along the water's edge. Woodwalton Fen is a paradise for nature lovers and photographers, and a window into a lost world.
This beautiful reserve is internationally important and provides a refuge for thousands of species of fen animals and plants, many of which are found nowhere else in the country. It is a National Nature Reserve, a Ramsar site and a Special Area of Conservationmore info
The Fenland market towns of Chatteris, March, Whittlesey and Wisbech each have museums exhibiting curiosities and documenting the interesting aspects of the rich Fenland history going as far back as Neolithic times.
DISTANCE: (12.9 mi) via A605
Fossils Galore is an educational activity centre with the aim of teaching the public about local and worldwide prehistoric life. Fossils Galore also has a museum showing fossils and crystals, found both locally and from around the world. Activities are designed to teach while the children have fun; there is fossil hunting, crystal hunting, geode breaking, gold panning, shark teeth sifting and even a dinosaur hunt; after each activity the children will get to take something home. There are gift shops, a tea room and a local arts and crafts room where local people sell their work to the local community.more info
DISTANCE: (6.5miles) via A605
There is so much to see here that there is something for everyone – whether you are interested in romanesque or gothic architecture, wish to pay your respects at Katharine of Aragon’s grave, attend one of our magnificent music events or whether you simply want somewhere to go for a little bit of peace.more info