Peterborough is a great place to visit, or somewhere to have a lovely day out. We have some fabulous historic buildings such as Peterborough Cathedral which is over 900 years old. There is also Peterborough Museum which used to be a hospital and is now home to 3 floors of fascinating artifacts and displays. Of course there is Queensgate shopping centre where you can spend hours looking round popular high street shops and some independent shops too.
But if you live in Peterborough and want to do something different then what is there to do? Or perhaps you are visiting Peterborough and fancy an unusual day out?
We have put together a list of just some of the unusual days out in Peterborough that you may be interested. Of course these are just some of the unusual days out in Peterborough that we recommend. There are many, many more!
We are lucky enough to have quite the selection of escape rooms in Peterborough. There are escape rooms taking place underneath Peterborough Museum, Western themed escape rooms, Sherlock Holmes experiences and so much more. You have a set amount of time to solve a puzzle then you’re free. If you don’t solve the puzzle you’re trapped forever. Or until the staff chose to let you out!
Jet Sim School
Ever fancied flying a plane? We offer this incredible and life-like flying experience in Peterborough. Whether you are a flying enthusiast or have always fancied being a pilot, these flying experiences in Peterborough certainly offer an unusual day out in Peterborough. You will be sat in a real cockpit and feel like you’re really flying an airliner. It’s got all the buttons, switches and controls like the real plane!
Vivacity Peterborough runs some incredible tours around Peterborough. These include things like Crime and Punishment, Ghost Tours, Tudor Walks and so much more. These are run on set days of the month usually during evenings and weekends. They certainly give you a different perspective of the city.
Exotic Pet Refuge
The Exotic Pet Refuge is based outside Peterborough, in Deeping St James but we would definitely class it as an unusual day out in Peterborough. There are lots of animals to see including monkeys, big cats, racoons, alligators, wolves, owls and parrots. These animals were all kept as pets and have been rescued by various groups and are then cared for by this organisation.
What’s your most unusual day out in Peterborough?