Peterborough - New Opening
The modern-day city of Peterborough in Cambridgeshire hides a wealth of history just waiting to be uncovered. Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre where archaeologists found the oldest wheel in Britain. Then fast forward a few centuries to discover the "new" 12th century cathedral with the largest surviving example of a painted wooden ceiling from the Middle Ages.
The luxury car pioneer Sir Henry Royce was born in Peterborough.
Peterborough Cathedral is one of the finest cathedrals in England and was even voted one of the country’s top 10 landmarks in 2007 by Fujifilm users, ahead of the Liverpool Royal Liver Building and London Tower Bridge.