Useful Peterborough Websites
Peterborough on the Natural Networks Partnership, ever wondered where your nearest park or woodland is? Or what nature reserves are close to the city centre? You can find answers to these are more on the interactive map
Friends of Norman Cross, a group who promote interest in all things connected to the history of Norman Cross and its setting, in particular the Napoleonic Prisoner of War depot that existed on this site from 1797 to 1814.
Burghley House, probably the country's finest Elizabethan mansion
East of England Agricultural Society, a registered charity primarily concerned
with the promotion of British agriculture and the countryside through the organisation of a wide
variety of events and activities.
East of England Showground, the region's most versatile venue. Lists events being
held, as well as information about Showground facilities available for hire.
Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre, an important Fen-edge site
with visitor centre, a busy programme of events and open excavations
Nene Valley Railway is a busy steam railway linking Wansford,
on the A1, with the centre of Peterborough and passing through Nene Country park.
North Westgate proposals are now out for consultation.
Opportunity Peterborough is an urban regeneration company established in 2005 to manage the transformation of Peterborough as a growth centre.
Peterborough and District Family History Society
Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough's finest building
and burial place of Katharine of Aragon and Mary Queen of Scots.
Peterborough City Council for accommodation guide, accommodation
booking and Conference guide.
Peterborough Environment City Trust is a charitable trust
promoting environmental initiatives in the Greater Peterborough area.
Peterborough Guest Speakers This web site has been designed to provide
a platform for public speakers in and around the city to reach organisations, societies and
associations who are looking for people to provide interesting talks for their members.
Those groups also have the opportunity to appear on the site so that potential speakers
and new members can make contact.
Peterborough Library is a resource for family history
and local history research.
Peterborough's own Archive Service is now being established. Kitchin collection of old photographs.
Peterborough Local History Society the website of the local history society
Peterborough In Pictures. A collection of interesting pictures of Peterborough. www.peterboroughinpictures.co.uk/
Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery. The museum has modernised
galleries devoted to its outstanding collections of Jurassic fossils and
the work of the inmates of the Norman Cross Napoleonic Prisoner of War camp
as well as excellent exhibitions on the Natural History, archaeology and
social history of the area.
Peterborough's Community website contains a wealth of
information and links about Peterborough's businesses, organisations and people.
Peterborough Today the website of the city's daily newspaper,
the Evening Telegraph.
Visit Positively Peterborough if you are thinking of moving
your job, family or business to Peterborough.
Railworld, an exhibition of rail innovation around the
world and promoting rail at the heart of a sustainable transport system.
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre at Thornhaugh where
the A47 and A1 meet.
The John Clare Society celebrates the romantic poet John
Clare, born in Helpston, a village near Peterborough.
Tourist attractions, leisure facilities and entertainment venues
are listed with their links.
For links to local festivals, venues, accommodation information,
maps, travel information and other Peterborough websites see
Related Regional and National bodies
East of England Association of Civic Trust Societies is
the regional umbrella body for the various civic societies (also Amenity,
Heritage or Preservation societies) in the East of England (Norfolk, Suffolk,
Cambridgeshire, Herts, Essex and Bedfordshire). It has links to all those with web sites.
Civic Voice. Civic Voice has replaced the Civic Trust as the national voice of the Civic Societies and at this site you can details of other civic societies in the UK that have web sites.
English Heritage. This site has a large selection of images of England.
You can search by location.
A Sense of Place. This site has some good images and informaton about Peterborough
and the area around Peterborough.
CABE (Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment).
Architecture (Useful site on Architechture, option to search Architects Index).
170 books about Peterborough (Useful site on books about Peterborough).