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"Peterborough and its region have an important place in the history of Britain and the modern city continues to grow in importance and in the correct way. Visit Peterborough; you will find a heritage city, an environment city, an event city and a modern exciting cosmopolitan place.” Visit Peterborough
If you regularly travel in the UK by train, you may have passed through or transferred at Peterborough. Peterborough Railway Station is a major interchange, making it an excellent stop-off point when you're coming from cities such as London, York, Newcastle and Edinburgh. The fastest and most popular train route to Peterborough.
While Peterborough may be less famous and smaller than other cities in England, do not be deceived. Also known as the Gateway to the Fens, this city is a short walk from the station and has a rich history and culture to discover. If you want to do a bit of shopping, Queensgate Shopping Centre is situated just across the Railway Station road.
To get to the Peterborough Museum, find the nearby Cross Street and walk through to Priestgate. The museum is said to be the most haunted building in the city. Whether you are here for history or for the thrill of meeting the ghosts, it is well worth a visit.
Only an eight-minute walk from the museum is St Peter's Cathedral. The church has incredible Norman architecture and is surrounded by lush greenery. If the sight of this is still not enough, or if you get tired of wandering around the city centre, you can head to the Ferry Meadows Country Park about three miles away. There are cafes where you can sit and relax or take a picnic and eat it, looking onto the lake.
Main stations in Peterborough
- Peterborough Bus Station
Frequently Asked Questions
What trains go to Peterborough?
Peterborough is a major station and as such trains go to Peterborough directly from major cities, including London, Newcastle and Leeds.
What trainline is Peterborough on?
Peterborough is on the East Coast Main Line, connecting London and Edinburgh.