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Useful Peterborough Websites

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InternetNow, our internet advisor and server host for our webpages

Azets, (formerly Baldwins Accountants) our auditors

Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough's finest building and burial place of Katharine of Aragon and Mary Queen of Scots.

Burghley House, probably the country's finest Elizabethan mansion

Fane Road Archaeology Group - FRAG. Peterborough archaeology talks, walks, digs & workshops.

Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre, an important Fen-edge site with visitor centre, a busy programme of events and open excavations

The John Clare Society celebrates the romantic poet John Clare, born in Helpston, a village near Peterborough.

John Clare Cottage is open to the public and operated by the John Clare Trust

The Cottage has been restored, using traditional building methods, to create a centre where people can learn about John Clare, his works, how rural people lived in the early 19th century and also gain an understanding of the environment.

The Langdyke Countryside Trust is a community organisation dedicated to the preservation and conservation of the natural and built heritage around Peterborough and Stamford centred on Helpston, the home of the Peasant Poet John Clare who so loved his local countryside.

Nene Valley Railway is a busy steam railway linking Wansford, on the A1, with the centre of Peterborough and passing through Nene Country park.

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.

Opportunity Peterborough is an economic development company established to support local businesses and attract new companies to set up in Peterborough.

Peterborough's Community website contains a wealth of information and links about Peterborough's businesses, organisations and people.

Peterborough and District Family History Society

Peterborough Environment City Trust is a charitable trust promoting environmental initiatives in the Greater Peterborough area.

Peterborough Images Archive. A collection of interesting pictures of Peterborough.

Peterborough Library and Archive Service is a resource for family history and local history research.

Peterborough Local History Society the website of the local history society

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 Visitor Information page for attractions, and where to stay.
and for Gifts and Souvenirs visit

Peterborough War Memorial

Peterborough Telegraph the website address of '' is actually the website of Peterborough Telegraph, the city's weekly newspaper.

Railworld, the Railworld Wildlife Haven is a unique attraction which combines green and wildlife issues with model railways. Its aim is to ‘entertain and educate about our amazing world’.

Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre at Thornhaugh where the A47 and A1 meet.

Related Regional and National bodies

East of England Civic and Amenity Societies (EECAS) is the regional umbrella body for the various civic societies (also amenity, heritage or preservation societies) in the East of England. It has links to all those with websites.

Civic Voice. Civic Voice has replaced the Civic Trust as the national voice of the Civic Societies and at this site you can find details of other civic societies in the UK that have web sites.

Historic England, for the listing of important historic places in England. The list includes buildings, battlefields, monuments, parks, gardens, shipwrecks and more.

Searching for your family tree? there are many websites available so use a search engine to find what is available and make an informed choice but here is one of them.

The Conduit - Cambridge Antiquarium Society promotes the study of history, architectural history and archaeology, and the conservation of relevant features and objects within the county of Cambridge. The Conduit ‐ the publication of their Society with links to many other like minded groups.

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