Our region offers a hard-to-beat combination of culture and heritage, scientific and cutting-edge technology, world-class educational institutions and progressive development.
Peterborough is an ambitious and rapidly growing but still affordable city of around 200,000 residents. There’s a wide choice of homes and leisure activities including an extensive network of urban and rural cycleways to get you out and about. Although rich in heritage, modern Peterborough is a vibrant melting pot of cultures, currently thriving with major programmes of retail, leisure, housing and business development plus a new university in the works.
Famed for it’s history and internationally renowned university, Cambridge is frequently ranked in the top best cities to live in the UK. At the heart of the high tech Silicon Fen, it has become a major centre for technology and medical research. Go punting along the River Cam, join a walking tour of the city or explore the narrow winding streets and green spaces from the seat of a bicycle. There’s also world-class shopping with The Grand Arcade and an abundance of
independent and speciality shops.
Further afield, medieval Ely with its magnificent cathedral is a popular and pretty riverside city that retains the friendly feel of a market town and has rapidly become one of the region’s most sought after locations. It combines stunning architecture and spectacular countryside with new housing development and good road and rail links to Cambridge and London.
Nestled between Peterborough and Cambridge, rural Fenland is renowned for it’s wildlife, quiet cyclist-friendly roads and extensive network of rivers for lazing about on. Historic Huntingdon is home to charming churches, markets, cafés, bars and restaurants. Nearby attractions include Huntingdon Racecourse and Grafham Water Centre for a wide range of outdoor activities.