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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Park
“Beautiful house to visit, the gardens are wonderful. Check opening times online”
  • 33 locals recommend
Church
“Peterborough cathedral has the Tim peaks exhibition and it is free well worth a visit Sunday 11th August until November 10th ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“A must visit whilst in Stamford! Old coaching Inn. Lovely courtyard, excellent afternoon teas by the fire, 2 restaurants as well as great bar for an evening drink. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“Part of the local pub group KNEAD Pubs the Tobie Norris has a great fresh year round menu. You can also find sister establishments The Crown and Paten's in town all serving slightly different takes on a Great British menu.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Park
“We are so lucky to have Burghley House just a few minutes drive away. Not only is the Elizabethan house a must see, the grounds and Gardens of Delight are the absolute perfect venue for a walk and a picnic.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“this is the main shopping mall in Peterborough, you can there find the best cafe in Peterborough, a Pret a Manger Cafe”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Tourist Information Centre. Cinema, theatre, cafe, art space and Cellar Bar.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Food
“Perfectly located in the centre of the beautifully historic town of Stamford, situated near the bustling High Street and 15 minute's walk to the picturesque grounds of Burghley house, this place offers a nice selection of wines by the glass and fantastic service! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“The nearest Waitrose stores are in Stamford and Oundle. Perfect for treating yourself to super quality food for your trip away.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Turkish Restaurant
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“Traditional, rustic Turkish Cypriot food. Dishes enjoyed by past generations, prepared fresh daily using ingredients supplied locally.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Church
“Beautiful cathedral - houses the tomb of Catherine of Aragon. Often houses exhibitions (previous Tim Peake spacecraft) check website for details and opening times”
  • 9 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Great family day out not only to see the trials but loads of stalls for an amazing shopping experience.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful historic house, gift shop and garden of surprises, well worth a visit. The beautiful deer park designed by Capability Brown is also freely accessible to walkers.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Nature
  • 1 local recommends
Theater
“Travel back 3,500 years to discover what life was like for our prehistoric ancestors at the finest Bronze Age archaeological site in Northern Europe. Discovered by Francis Pryor in 1982, the remains of a prehistoric causeway can be seen by visitors. Flag Fen, east of Peterborough, England, is a Bronze Age site developed about 3500 years ago, comprising over 60,000 timbers, arranged in five very long rows, creating a wooden causeway across the wet fenland. www.vivacity-peterborough.com/museums-and-heritage/flag-fen/”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“this shopping mall has the largest tesco shop in UK ! more than 40 tills !! it is only 10 min walking distance close to you. You can find there fast food restaurants like Burger King, coffee shops like Costa and many other shops ”
  • 3 locals recommend