Peterborough is well known for its heritage sites, and has many historic attractions that draw visitors to the city. It is also billed as one of the fastest growing cities in the UK, with regeneration programmes bringing in new and exciting projects to its parklands, waterways and beautiful open spaces. There are shops, leisure facilities, and outdoor attractions a-plenty in Peterborough offering families, couples and visitors of all age plenty of things to do in Peterborough on a fun-packed day out. Below are just some of the great things you’ll find to do in this historical city. If you are looking for a specific type of activity, business, or service, just jump straight to the category of your choice! Check out some of our categories on Things To Do In Peterborough to help you find what your looking for. As well as having fantastic credentials for heritage and history, Peterborough also boasts a vibrant cultural calendar from a range of venues throughout the city. Heritage sites, museums, theatres and parks are all places where you can catch comedy, art, performance, and music events all year round.
Peterborough is the place for outdoor fun. It is a city blessed with beautiful countryside, and you are never far from an open space, or outdoor activity. There are loads of family-friendly attractions in the Fens, Nene Valley, and John Clare Country to explore, both on land and on water. To find the attractions listed on Things To Do In Peterborough then check out the ‘Attraction’ category – Click Here. Whether you like to spectate or take part, There is plenty for sports fans to do in Peterborough out in the open, or in one of the many sports or leisure centres! Kayaking, go-karting, football, cricket, athletics, ice hockey, speedway, swimming… the gorgeous countryside has made this the place to go for a round of golf of course, and the waterways attract a wide-range of watersports and fishing enthusiasts too. To find out about all of our sports pages then just Click Here
As you’d expect from any large city there is an excellent opportunity for shopping! Peterborough has a spectacular shopping centre and arcade, retail centres and a city market – showcasing a great mix of big brand stores, cute boutiques, independent retailers. There are dedicated late night shopping opportunities too – a shop-a-holics paradise! To find all of the businesses associated with shopping then check out our ‘Shops’ category – Click Here
What city would be complete without some world-class waterholes and eateries? Peterborough caters for a diverse audience in its many restaurants, cafes and take-aways, and there are plenty of pubs and bars to choose from too. Just what you need after spending the day exploring the exciting city and want to let your hair down! Fancy something to take yourself into the early hours? Peterborough has a vibrant night-life with a wide range of clubs and music venues to choose form for an exciting night out. To find all of our places to eat then just Click Here But if your looking for the Pubs and Clubs then Click Here. The amount of different cuisines you can order right to your door is incredible! You can have Chinese food, Fish And Chips, Indian Food, Kebab, Fried Chicken all at your door in a matter of minutes.
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