Destination guide

Friendly Peterborough will entice you

The area's cathedral and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Peterborough. This welcoming city is known for its bars, ice skating and spas. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Peterborough

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Peterborough a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Priors Hall Golf Club (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Rockingham Motor Speedway (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Kettering Golf Club (24.5 mi / 39.4 km)
  • Bedford Autodrome (25.1 mi / 40.4 km)
  • Wyboston Lakes Golf Course (25.7 mi / 41.3 km)
  • Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club (26.5 mi / 42.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Peterborough

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Peterborough is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stamford Meadows (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Fermyn Woods Country Park (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • The Cresent (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Rutland Water Nature Reserve (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Paxton Pits Nature Reserve (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Peterborough

Fly into Cambridge (CBG), the closest airport, located 30.6 mi (49.3 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Peterborough Station or Whittlesea Station and explore the city from there.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Peterborough?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Peterborough. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Peterborough (XVH-Peterborough Train Station): 167 home rentals
  • St. Mary and All Saints: 202 home rentals
  • Fotheringhay Castle: 202 home rentals
  • Peterborough Station: 167 home rentals
  • Peterborough Cathedral: 161 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Peterborough listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Peterborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 61 Condos/Apartments in Peterborough. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Peterborough include:

  • Cottages: 59 lodging choices
  • Houses: 60 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 59 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Peterborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation homes with pool available in Peterborough.