Peterborough bridges the cultural and geographical gap between two important English counties. With its luscious location amidst verdant countryside, the city crackles with a charisma borne from a rich historic heritage. Captivating cathedrals and natural splendour can be enjoyed in accordance with an excellent selection of museums. Wander to the depths of mystical woodlands, peruse designer boutiques for special souvenirs or visit quaint and quintessential surrounding villages for a true taste of rural life. Peterborough is a treasure trove of alluring activities guaranteed to make your sojourn splendid.
Undoubtedly the city’s most legendary landmark, the fabulous façade of Peterborough Cathedral is a truly arresting vision. Boasting a history of almost 900 years, the stunning sacred structure is shrouded in local legend. Within, impossibly impressive interior decoration exudes an air of ecclesiastical elegance with its elegant arches, richly decorated ceilings and attractive altar. Guided tours reveal an intriguing past that has been interpreted by prominent historians.
Housed in one of the city’s oldest buildings, the Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery gives a comprehensive insight into the town’s illustrious past. A significant selection of fossils accompanies paintings, prints and artefacts in order to give a holistic picture of the prosperous and turbulent past.
Peterborough’s cosmopolitan city culture means its dining scene is diverse and delicious. For a fabulous fine dining experience, immerse yourself in the sophisticated atmosphere of Clarke’s Fine Dining. An elegant interior compliments modern and internationally inspired cuisine created using the best locally sourced ingredients. ( 10 Queen Street, St. John's square, Peterborough, PE1 1PA, UK)