Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of The John Clare Cottage
Wansford Station, Stibbington, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6LR, Tel: 01780 784444, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
The 7.5-mile steam-operated Nene Valley Railway runs alongside the River Nene from Peterborough (Nene Valley station), through Wansford to Yarwell. Wansford is the main station (free parking) where there is a café and all facilities.
The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7QJ, Tel: 01733 313414, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
28 acre landscape park and heritage centre with reconstructions, parkland and museum.
The Cathedral Office, 12a Minster Precincts, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XS, Tel: 01733 355300, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
An undiscovered gem. Magnificent Norman architecture, unique 13th century nave ceiling and stunning West Front. Burial place of two Queens. Open daily. Tours by appointment. Visit the cathedral souvenir kiosk and refreshment facility.
Thorpe Road, Longthorpe, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6LU, Tel: 01733 864663, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
The 14thC tower of a fortified manor-house with wall paintings which form the most complete set of domestic paintings of the period in northern Europe.
9 Bridge Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1HJ, Tel: 01733 452336, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Oundle Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 9NR, Tel: 01733 344240, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Railworld highlights sustainable transport and the environment, with superb model railway, hands on items and fun for all the family.
Orton Longueville, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 7DZ, Tel: 01733 234193, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
Orton Mere is a small pocket park popular as a local picnic spot and with local anglers with its large open grasslands, lakes and the River Nene running alongside.
White Post Road, Newborough, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7SW, Tel: 01733 890419, (6 miles, 10kms)
A brick pit abandoned when the clay ran out, where wildlife has developed over the years.
Off Fulbridge Road, Werrington, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE4 6QZ, (4 miles, 6kms)
Cuckoo's Hollow in Werrington was originally an area of pastureland surrounded by dykes on all sides with Werrington Brook running through the centre.
Thorpe Meadows, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
Our exciting collection of sculptures can be found on permanent display all around the City.
Eye Green, Eye, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7SZ, Tel: 01733 890419, (7 miles, 11kms)
The reserve has open access to the public and specially designed lakeside path with fishing platforms for people with mobility difficulties
Buntings Lane, Farcet, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7 3BS, Tel: 01733 890419, (8 miles, 12kms)
Nestled among houses this collection of small ponds and a meadow is a local stronghold for newts.
Longthorpe, Peterborough, Cambridgshire, PE3 6SS, Tel: 01733 890419, (5 miles, 8kms)
An Ancient woodland full of wild flowers, an unexpected treasure in an urban setting
Elton, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6SH, Tel: 01832 280468, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Historic house & gardens with a fine collection of paintings, furniture, books and Henry VIII's prayer book.
Itter Crescent, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE4 6JT, Tel: 01733 747474, (3 miles, 5kms)
Itter Park is now amongst the elite - winning the Green Flag award for the first time in 2007.
Overton Lake, Ferry Meadows, Ham Lane, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5UU, Tel: 0845 6448633, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Public boat trips and Private Charters amid stunning scenery in Country Park and on River Nene.
40 Broadway, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1RT, Tel: 01733 316100, (6 miles, 9kms)
Closed until further notice.
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6LN, Tel: 01733 234193, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
Thorpe Meadows is at the eastern end of Nene Park where it meets the city and is best known for being home to one of the top purpose built rowing courses in the country.