Peterborough Cathedral Square - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Virtual tour showing Cathedral Square in Peterborough. This image was taken late in the day in June 2011 and the picture also shows some very modern businesses housed in very old buildings around the square, as well as views down Church Street, Long Causeway and Bridge Street.
Peterborough Cathedral Square - FURTHER INFORMATION
Peterborough Cathedral Square - Peterborough visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Peterborough Cathedral Square' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Cambridgeshire.
Cathedral Square in Peterborough forms the junction of Church Street, on which stands St John the Baptist Church, and Bridge Street, where you can find the Peterborough Tourist Informaiton Office and Long Causeway, which is lined with the usual highstreet shops. On the eastern side of Cathedral Square is the gate leading to Peterborough Cathedral.
Many of the buildings around Cathedral Square are quite old, dating back to the 14th century, though they now house very modern banks and chain-store businesses. Cathedral Square and Long Causeway also host a regular Farmers' Markets serving all kinds of locally grown, seasonal produce and food.
The square recently received a £6m facelift which saw the introduction of fountains, making it more welcoming for visitors. At times various festivals and events are staged here.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Road: Peterborough is near the northern end of the A1(M) at the meeting of the A15, A47 and A1139 roads. It is about 37 miles north of Cambridge, 80 miles west of Norwich and 40 miles east of Leicester.
Train: Peterborough Station on East Coast Main Line, about an hour out of London