New Homes in Barnack
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Located on the edge of Cambridgeshire just a short drive from Peterborough, Barnack is a rural village with good commuter links and lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re exploring the countryside, enjoying a day of shopping or visiting a museum, there’s plenty for the whole family close to your new home in Barnack.
Things to see and do
If you’re interested in history, there are lots of great sites to explore close to Barnack including the Bronze Age Barnack Burial, Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery, and Browne’s Museum in Stamford. The Elizabethan manor Burleigh House is also popular, while the kids will enjoy visiting the Nene Valley Railway.
For families moving to the area, there are lots of great attractions for young children including Pigeons Farm, Sacrewell Farm, New Ark Adventure Playground and Peterborough Lido. If you want to take a relaxing walk on the weekend, you can visit Barnack Hills and Holes Nature Reserve, or enjoy a stroll through Ferry Meadows Country Park. Tallington Lakes is also nearby.
If you have school-age children, it’s good to know that there are a number of excellent schools in and around Barnack. Barnack CofE Controlled Primary School, The Uffington Church of England Primary School, The Bluecoat School and The Deepings School are all rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while independent schools nearby include Stamford Junior School, Stamford School and Stamford High School.
For older children and adults thinking about studying for a degree, Peterborough is home to a campus of Anglia Ruskin University, while the prestigious University of Cambridge and New College Stamford are also within driving distance of the village.
Whether you’re commuting for work or travelling to see friends and family, Barnack has good transport links by road, along with rail services from neighbouring Stamford. Barnack is a 20 minute drive from Peterborough, 45 minutes from Cambridge and one hour from Loughborough, Leicester, Nottingham and Northampton.
If you’re travelling to London, the drive takes around two hours depending on traffic, while the train journey from Peterborough takes just 50 minutes. When it’s time to jet off on holiday, Birmingham Airport, East Midlands Airport and London Luton Airport are all around one hour’s drive from the village, so there’s plenty of choice for your next adventure abroad.