This Cambridgeshire city sits in a prime location to reach the north of England all the way up to Inverness, Scotland.
The train station at Peterborough is a major interchange and has services to London, York, Newcastle, Glasgow and beyond.
Shop, relax and travel...
Of course, this historic city offers more than it's location and public services.
At the heart of its pedestrian centre is Queensgate Shopping Centre, homing more than 100 stores and 2,000 car park spaces. A central hub for the city and popular destination from neighbouring towns and villages for festive shopping.
The centre leads out to the the £12 million redeveloped Cathedral Square, instrumental in the city's thriving social scenes housing eateries such as Argo Lounge, Bill's Restaurant and Turtle Bay.
Within walking distance is the city's Norman-dated cathedral. Here is the burial place of Katharine of Aragon, the first and arguably most famous of Henry VIII's six wives. The splendour of Burghley House, an Italian-influenced Tudor-era mansion, is a short north westerly drive from the city.
The city is home to English third tier football team, Peterborough United. Known as 'The Posh', the League One outfit offers professional football on a near weekly basis. Peterborough also has teams competing in rugby, cricket, hockey, ice hockey, rowing and many more.
Take in the city's culture with an evening at the New Theatre, enjoying live shows, comedic acts and many more. There are also cinemas, museums, art galleries and much more to enjoy.
Looking for fresh air? Ferry Meadows, in Nene Park, offers open spaces and freedom to roam - stretching nearly three and a half miles long.
Whilst the main Peterborough Station accommodates much of the north, the Nene Valley Railway offers steam train rides. Travel at different times of the year in a bygone era and take a trip to our glorious Norfolk towns of Holt and Sheringham.