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Peterborough is a cathedral city located in the county of Cambridgeshire and is roughly 75 miles to the north of London. The city lies on the River Nene which goes on the flow into the North Sea. Visitors to Peterborough can enjoy wandering around the city and taking in the wonderful buildings and monuments. The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter. Saint Paul and Saint Andrew was originally founded as a monastery in AD 655 and rebuilt between 1118 and 1238. There is also the Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery, Burghley House, Longthorpe Tower and Thorpe Hall.
Peterborough enjoys a wide range of events including the annual East of England Show, Peterborough Festival and CAMRA beer festival, which takes place on the river embankment in late August. The Key Theatre, built in 1973, is situated on the embankment, next to the River Nene. The theatre aims to provide entertainment, enlightenment and education by reflecting the rich culture Peterborough has to offer. The programme is made up of home-grown productions, national touring shows, local community productions and one-off concerts.
Peterborough is a stop on the East Coast Main Line which has a journey time to London of around 50 minutes with high speed services from King's Cross to Edinburgh Waverley.
Sheffield, located in South Yorkshire, is teeming with entertainment and cultural attractions, from award-winning theatre to striking art spaces, arena filling concerts to independent cinema, the great outdoors to inner city pampering, whatever you want to do, there's something for everyone. Live music appears to be on every corner whether you want top name pop bands, philharmonic concerts or folk music in a local pub. Live music venues in the city include the O2 Academy Sheffield, Sheffield Motorpoint Arena, The Octagon Centre, The Leadmill, Sheffield City Hall, Corporation, The Greystones and Plug. Sheffield is also a family-friendly city with lots of fabulous family days out to enjoy. Family days out could take in the splendour of the Magna Science Adventure Centre, Ice Sheffield, Aeriel Extreme, the Tropical Butterfly House and Falconry Centre or the Heeley City Farm. The city is easily explored on foot. Why not spend 90 minutes with a tour guide exploring the city centre and getting to know all the best bits, the interesting things and the downright quirky facts. Tours take place daily, Tuesday through to Saturday starting at 10.30am starting from outside 'Welcome to Sheffield' visitor services on Surrey Street.