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DRAGONFLY PETERBOROUGH

Local attractions galore

This beautiful Cathedral City stands on the River Nene and at the heart of rural East England. Peterborough is host to a wide range of events throughout the year, including Peterborough Festival and CAMRA beer festival. Local attractions like the beautiful Peterborough Cathedral and Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery are in easy reach of our hotel. Nene Park is also nearby, where you’ll find lakes, riverside walks, and woodland.

Hamerton Zoo Park

Planning permission for change of use from agricultural land to a zoo was granted in 1988 with the park opening on 15 June 1990. The zoo has two large wind turbines to provide power for the park erected during the second half of November 2012, the zoo was described as being the “most environmentally-friendly zoo in Europe” in 2014.

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Nene Valley Railway

The Nene Valley Railway (NVR) is a preserved railway in Cambridgeshire, England, running between Peterborough Nene Valley and Yarwell Junction. The line is 12.1 km in length.

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Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral, properly the Cathedral Church of St Peter, St Paul and St Andrew – also known as Saint Peter’s Cathedral in the United Kingdom – is the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Peterborough, dedicated to Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Andrew, whose statues look down from the three high gables of the famous West Front.

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Ferry Meadows Country Park

There is something for everybody at Ferry Meadows. Imagine somewhere beautiful, safe and unspoilt where you can walk, cycle, play, horse-ride, ride a train, go fishing, exercise the dog, jog, push the buggy and explore endless meadows, lakes and woodland all less than three miles from Peterborough’s busy city centre. We also offer three play areas catering for different ages and an events programme throughout the year with lots of activities for children.

Broadway Theatre

The Broadway Theatre opened on 2nd September 1937 as an Odeon cinema, with Irene Dunne in “Theodora Goes Wild” (the author of a controversial, racy bestselling book tries to hide her celebrity status from her provincial small-town neighbours – she would be scandalised if they knew).

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Peterborough Greyhound Stadium

Peterborough Greyhound Stadium is a greyhound racing track located in Fengate, less than a mile from the centre of Peterborough, England. Racing at the stadium takes place every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night with racing starting at 7:30 pm

Peterborough Milton Golf Club

Peterborough Milton is a testing 6560 yards Par 71 parkland course, designed by James Braid in the late 1930’s. Our staff strive to provide the best Golf Course and Clubhouse facility within our area, providing a challenging, relaxing and enjoyable venue for our Members and visitors of all standards.

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The Cresset (local events)

Opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 1978, The Cresset has been at the heart of the community ever since. For more information on The Cresset and the businesses and organisations which are located here click here.

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Nene Park

Ferry Meadows, Orton Meadows, Orton Mere, Woodston Reach, Thorpe Meadows and The Rural Estate together form Nene Park – Peterborough’s and the region’s favourite place to get outdoors and enjoy nature.

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Burghley House

Still a much loved family home, Burghley invites you to discover this Elizabethan Treasure House. Burghley is perhaps best-known for its historical collections of important works of art, early tapestries, impressive Japanese ceramics and sculptures, where many still stand when first recorded in 1688.

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