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    About Peterborough

    Peterborough is a thriving metropolitan city which is known for its fantastic culinary scene, lively theatre, and a huge range of entertainment for all the students. with a thriving theatre scene and city center, it is one of the busiest areas across the east of England. There are many adventures and tranquil parks where everyone can have a great day. Many student accommodation have been created to cater to the students coming every year.

    Student Accommodation in Peterborough

    1. Halls of residence: This is one of the best kinds of accommodation which most of the first-year students opt for. The halls of residence are generally managed by the university. the students have their room but other spaces like bathrooms and kitchens are shared.

    2. Private student halls: Private student halls are quite similar to the halls of residence but they are managed by organizations. You can find that they will accommodate students from different universities and thus they are great for expanding your social circle.

    3. Private rentals: It is one of the budget-friendly options for student accommodation in Peterborough option where a group of friends can rent a house from a landlord or a letting agent. These can be shared with a group of friends or you can also choose to stay alone if you look for more privacy.

    Cost of Living in Peterborough

    The cost of living in Peterborough is quite lower than other cities in the United Kingdom. However, it is worth noting that the cost of living completely varies depending on one’s lifestyle and spending habits. Some of the common expenditures include:

    1. Cost of Meal at a normal restaurant: £30 to £100 per month

    2. Cost of Gas and Electricity: £150 to £200 per month

    3. Cost of Mobile Phone Plan: £10 to £50 per month

    Student Travel in Peterborough

    1. Railway: Peterborough railway station is one of the main stops on the East Coast Main Line. It is a 45-50 minute journey time from Central London and here you can find high-speed intercity services. The CrossCountry offers connections west to Leicester and Birmingham.

    2. Water: The River Nene is navigable from the port at Wisbech and Northampton. It passes through the city center.

    3. Bus: Today, bus services across the city are operated by different companies comprising Stagecoach and Delaine Buses. You can find bus stops across the city. ensure you choose a private student accommodation in Peterborough, UK near a bus stop to help you travel across the city with ease.

    4. Green Wheel and City Cycling: The Peterborough Millennium Green Wheel is around 80 km of cycleways, footpaths, and bridleways where you can ride safely, in the continuous routes across the city. During the pandemic times, the city has been introduced with cycle lanes in busy streets. If you have a cycle, then traveling across the city will be much easier especially when going to university every day from your Peterborough student accommodation.

    Top Tourist Attractions in Peterborough

    1. Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

    This art gallery was built in the year 1816 and it housed the city’s first infirmary from the year 1857 to 1928. The museum is known to have a collection of a lot of things comprising local archaeology and social history. The art collection over here comprises an impressive variety of paintings, prints, and drawings that date from the 1600s to the present day. The Museum also holds regular temporary exhibitions, weekend events, and also guided tours.

    2. Burghley House

    It is located to the north of Peterborough and it was built and mostly designed by Sir William Cecil. The country house with a park was laid out by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown in the 18th century. It is one of the major examples of 16th-century English architecture. For two centuries following the restoration the city and it is a pocket borough of this family.

    3. The John Clare Cottage

    It is a cottage in the village of Helpston which is purchased by the John Clare Trust in the year 2005. The cottage is home to John Clare from their birth in the year 1793 until the year 1832. It has been restored using the traditional building methods to create a resource where visitors can learn about his, works, and how rural people lived in the early 19th century. There is also a museum inside the cottage.

    4. Longthorpe Tower

    Basically, it is a 14th-century three-storey tower and it has been encouraged as a manor house in the care of English Heritage. This place is located about 3.2 km west of the city center. It is an attractive monument and it comprises one of the handpicked and most complete sets of national paintings of their period in Northern Europe.

    5. Flag Fen

    Flag Fen is an archeological site that was discovered in the year 1982. It contains of different number of poles that is arranged in five long rows and it links Whittlesey with the Peterborough across the wet fenland.

    Universities in Peterborough

    There are two colleges in the city where the international students are taking enrolment. Near the college and university over here, you can find some of the best accommodation in Peterborough for students.

    1. Peterborough College: Part of the Inspire Education Group

    2. University Centre Peterborough

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