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New Homes in Peterborough

A famous cathedral city on River Nene, Peterborough is a former industrial centre enjoying a commercial renaissance, thanks to major regeneration investment.

Only forty minutes from London by train, Peterborough is well known as a major railway station, where a number of cross-country routes from all over the UK converge. In recent years Peterborough has developed a reputation in the areas of financial services and distribution.

Culture and sport

Peterborough Cathedral is one of the most intact large Norman buildings in England, renowned for its impressive early English Gothic architecture. 

It’s also historically significant, as it’s the burial place for Katherine of Aragon and Mary, Queen of Scots, both important figures in English history.

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery is home to many examples of local archaeology and social history. Located in one of the city’s most historic buildings, the museum has an abundance of stories and interactive displays. There’s a staggering 200,000 items of national and international importance within its walls.

When it comes to playing or watching your favourite sport, Peterborough has many opportunities to indulge your passion. Its most famous team is the giant-killing Peterborough United Football Club. However, there are many different sports enjoyed by locals including rugby, cricket, hockey, Rugby League, ice hockey, rowing, athletics, and even Australian Rules Football. The Peterborough Phantoms Ice Hockey team play in the English Premier League, while the Peterborough Panthers speedway team compete in the Elite League.

Shopping and dining

For the shopping enthusiast, there are plenty of stores to enjoy. For all the big fashion and entertainment brands, The Queensgate Shopping Centre has you sorted with over ninety shops and 15 places to eat. The Rivergate Shopping Centre is a popular destination for groceries, while Peterborough City Markets offer a variety of fresh produce and rare bargains.

Anyone looking for homes to buy in Peterborough will be delighted to find rich pickings when it comes to eating out, or enjoying a night out; making for a very rewarding evening.


Situated just off the national A1/A1(m) motorway, Peterborough is ideally located to both London and the North of England.

Well known as a major stop on the East Coast Main Line, it’s a mere 45 to 50 minutes' journey from Peterborough to central London; with high-speed intercity services from King's Cross to Edinburgh Waverley arriving every 20 minutes.

Other services from Peterborough will take travellers to Lincoln,  Doncaster,  Liverpool Lime Street,  Cambridge and Birmingham.

International flights from East Midlands Airport, London Stansted, Luton and Norwich are easily accessible.


If you have children and you’re thinking of moving to the area, there are an abundance of education establishments for children of all ages to attend. Some great primary schools include John Clare Primary School, Barnack CofE Primary School and Heritage Park Primary School, which all ranked in the top 10 primary schools in the area. Whereas The King’s School, Jack Hunt School and the Thomas Deacon Academy are considered some of the better high schools around.

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Saxon Rise

Blackthorn Crescent, Brixworth, NORTHAMPTON, NN6 9WD
31.6 miles from search location
  • £ £385,995 To £480,995
  • 4 bedroom homes

Great Denham Park

Greenkeepers Road, Biddenham, BEDFORD, MK40 4FS
32 miles from search location
  • £ £199,995 To £392,995
  • 1, 2 & 4 bedroom homes

Orchid Fields

Greenkeepers Road, Biddenham, BEDFORD, MK40 4GR
32.8 miles from search location

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Wigston Meadows

Newton Lane, Wigston, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE18 3SH
33.1 miles from search location
  • £ £284,995 To £299,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Trumpington Meadows

Hauxton Road, Trumpington, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 9FT
33.3 miles from search location
  • £ £375,000 To £789,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Willow Grove

Southern Cross, Wixams, Wilstead, BEDFORD, MK42 6AW
35.1 miles from search location
  • £ £233,995 To £381,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes

City Heights

Somerset Avenue, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 0JY
36.3 miles from search location
  • £ £258,995 To £339,995
  • 4 & 6 bedroom homes

Marston Park

Gold Furlong, Marston Moretaine, BEDFORD, MK43 0EG
37.5 miles from search location

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Marston Fields

Torry Orchard, Bedford, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK43 2AD
37.9 miles from search location
  • £ £295,000 To £500,000
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes

Hunter's Chase

Elms Road, Red Lodge, BURY ST EDMUNDS, IP28 8TD
38.1 miles from search location
  • £ £299,995 To £409,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
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Romans' Quarter

Chapel Lane, Bingham, NOTTINGHAM, NG13 8HP
38.3 miles from search location
  • 4 & 5 bedroom homes

New Lubbesthorpe

Beggars Lane, New Lubbesthorpe, LEICESTER, LE3 3NQ
39.4 miles from search location
  • £ £154,995 To £339,995
  • 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
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