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Peterborough is an ancient cathedral city. However, far from being old and traditional, it is a vibrant and active place. You can get involved in any number of exciting activities or indulge yourself in the city's history and culture.
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The City is also great for shopping. From the Queensgate Centre to the City Market, you should be able to find what you're looking for. For culture lovers there are a number of museums, exhibitions and historical attractions including the beautiful cathedral.

If you fancy something a bit different, Peterborough offers no end of choice: the preserved Nene Valley Steam Railway, the prehistoric Flag Fen site, a cruise along the Nene river, the watersports centre at Nene Park and of course, don't forget to go and see Peterborough's football team play - the Posh.

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Bridge Street. Bridge Street - Peterborough is a shopper's paradise. What with the Queensgate Centre, the Market and the Rivergate Shopping Centre you'll be spoilt for choice.
River Nene River Nene - A great place to feed the ducks or take a ferry ride. The nearby gardens are beautifully maintained and you can relax or take a leisurely stroll along the embankment.
The Posh. The Posh - Known formally as Peterborough United FC, the Posh's stadium is on London Road.
Key Theatre. Key Theatre - situated by the river, is a venue for all types of performance from panto to poetry and music to modern dance.
Gardens. Gardens - There are a number of beautiful parks and gardens in the city, in particular the formal gardens at Central Park and Bishop's Gardens.
Cathedral. The Cathedral - positioned right in the centre of the city has a magnificent West Front with arches and sculpted figures. Building began in 1118 and took more than 120 years to finish.
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