Attractions near Fen-Acre

This is a list of the attractions near this property that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this property.
Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre (3 Miles)*
At Flag Fen archaeologists have discovered the preserved remains of a huge timber monument to our ancestors.
Peterborough Cathedral (7 Miles)*
Peterborough Cathedral is a superb example of Romanesque architecture. The West front built in the early 13th century is unique in Christendom.
Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery (7 Miles)*
Peterborough Museum houses a collection of some 227,000 objects covering the history of the Peterborough area, including archaeology, social history, art, geology, natural history, costume and militaria.
Nene Valley Railway (11 Miles)*
The Nene Valley Railway has only been operating since 1977 but the line once formed part of an important cross-country route from East Anglia to the Midlands.
Grimsthorpe Castle (12 Miles)*
Grimsthorpe has been the home of the de Eresby family since 1516, when it was granted by Henry VIII to the 10th Baron Willoughby de Eresby on the occasion of his marriage to Maria de Salinas, kinswoman and lady-in-waiting to Queen Catherine of Aragon.
Burghley House (13 Miles)*
Burghley house is the largest and grandest of the first Elizabethan Age. Built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer of England, between 1565 and 1587, the house is a family home for his descendants to this day.
Peckover House and Garden (13 Miles)*
Set in the attractive market town of Wisbech, Peckover House is a lovely Georgian brick town house with a charming two acre Victorian walled garden.
Prebendal Manor House (13 Miles)*
The Prebendal Manor is a 1,200 year old medieval centre on the north eastern edge of Northamptonshire, near Oundle, Stamford and Peterborough.
Elton Hall (14 Miles)*
Elton Hall stands in the midst of unspoilt landscaped parkland, on a site where there has been a house since the Norman Conquest.
Hamerton Zoo Park (16 Miles)*
The Zoo Park was opened as a conservation sanctuary in 1990. It is set in 15 acres of parkland providing a safe home for a fascinating array of beautiful creatures from around the world.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Fen-Acre
Crowland (1 Mile)*
Crowland lies on the southern border of Lincolnshire and is famous for medieval Crowland Abbey and the curious triangular bridge.
Eye (5 Miles)*
Deeping St. James (5 Miles)*
Deeping St. James - a picturesque village lying next to Market Deeping, along the banks of the River Welland. The village grew up around a Benedictine Priory and stones from the ruined Priory have been used in several 17th century buildings.
Market Deeping (6 Miles)*
Market Deeping - an ancient town with a triangular market place, featuring fine stone buildings and former coaching inns, nestling beside the River Welland.
Peterborough (7 Miles)*
The busy city of Peterborough, whose name is derived from its Norman Cathedral St. Peter, lies in the northern corner of Cambridgeshire, on the north bank of the River Nene on the edge of the Fens.
Helpston (8 Miles)*
Whittlesey (8 Miles)*
On the western edge of the Fens, Whittlesey has a character of its own. The town centre is an interesting maze of streets, with a variety of well preserved architecture spanning several centuries.
West Deeping (8 Miles)*
West Deeping is a charming village mostly of stone cottages. The Church of St. Andrew - 13th and 14th century.
Spalding (8 Miles)*
Spalding is a peaceful market town and centre of the flower industry. Characterised by grand Georgian terraces and buildings beside the River Welland, which runs through the centre of the town.
Stanground (8 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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