Destination guide

Why people love visiting theatrical Peterborough

Enjoy the area's theatre scene, live music and art galleries with a rental holiday home in Peterborough. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the riverfront, lake and hockey games. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Peterborough

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Peterborough a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Milltown Mini Golf – Family Fun Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Peterborough Golf & Country Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Kawartha Golf and Country Club (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Riverview Park and Zoo (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Wild Water & Wheels (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Pine Crest Golf and Country Club (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Peterborough

Travellers enjoy Peterborough for its riverfront and lakeside setting. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Peterborough. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Peterborough Lift Lock (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Lake Chemong (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Squirrel Creek Conservation Area (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Lakefield Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Serpent Mounds Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Emily Provincial Park (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)

How many holiday rentals are available around Peterborough?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 67 holiday lettings around Peterborough. From 29 Cottages to 29 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Peterborough?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Peterborough. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • OFAH Mario Cortellucci Hunting & Fishing Heritage Centre: 136 holiday lettings
  • Milltown Mini Golf – Family Fun Park: 153 holiday lettings
  • Riverview Park and Zoo: 218 holiday lettings
  • Fleming College: 135 holiday lettings
  • Peterborough Museum and Archives: 188 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Peterborough listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Peterborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Cottages in Peterborough. Our other popular types of Peterborough holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 29 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Peterborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Peterborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.