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With green open spaces, rustic pubs and historical buildings, there is plenty to do in Peterborough to keep you busy on your day out.

Situated in the heart of rural east England, Peterborough is a city that continues to grow at a rapid rate – meaning that the list of things to do there also increasingly expands! Peterborough days out truly have something for everyone – whether it’s learning about historical buildings, walking around the award-winning green spaces or attending one of its many events.

Sharing borders with Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire, getting to Peterborough couldn’t be easier, and by travelling with us you’ll receive a brilliant service, with minimum fuss.

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So, if you want to hear more about all the things to do in Peterborough, as well as some great tips on how to save money on your train tickets, read on!

Getting to Peterborough

No matter whether you are heading to Peterborough from Edinburgh, London Kings Cross or Lincoln Central, we can get you there smoothly on one of our comfortable trains. The last thing you need to worry about on your day out is the cost of getting to Peterborough, which is why we have plenty of money-saving offers that our passengers can choose from when they buy their tickets with us.

For example, parties of 3-9 adults travelling during Off-Peak periods can earn a significant discount on their tickets with our GroupSave offerings. Or, if you are planning to travel with the kids, up to four children can travel for just £2 if they’re between the ages of 5-15 and you’re all going outside of peak times. Alternatively, you can choose from a wide range of Railcards that we have available. Check out our list of options to see if you qualify, and you can start saving straightaway!

Things to do in Peterborough

If you’re feeling active, you can choose to ride bikes through the Green Wheel network of cycle routes, where you’ll pass through woodland, lakes and rivers. On your journey, you’ll also come across inviting country pubs where you can stop for an ice-cold drink and some excellent food.

Peterborough Cathedral is the city’s most famous building and is well worth a visit to admire the stunning architecture and discover its long and storied history. In the warmer months, you can journey to the upper levels and enjoy the view from one of the tallest towers in the city.

Located in the city centre, keen shoppers can find Queensgate Shopping Centre. On the high street, you’ll find independent stores and the City Market, as well as the popular food court where you can sample some delicious delicacies. No matter your interests, there are plenty of things to do in Peterborough to keep you busy.

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