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19 Things That Happen In Peterborough During Summer

The summer basically revolves around Ferry Meadows.

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1. You've gone for a picnic in Ferry Meadows.

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3. Or to swim in the river, because that would be disgusting and unsafe.

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4. But as an adult, you probably just went for a walk around the lakes.

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6. When you tired of Ferry Meadows, you might've visited Tallington Lakes, which is basically the same thing only bigger and better.

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7. You definitely got a McFlurry from McDonald’s in town and sat outside to eat it in that building thing opposite.

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You know, the thing that kind of looks like a church but isn’t because it doesn’t have walls. Anyway, that thing.

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8. Or if you were feeling a little more up-market, you went into Queensgate and got an ice cream from Thorntons.

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9. You've sat on the grass in front of the cathedral for no real reason other than the sun.

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10. And walked through the fountains in Cathedral Square, mostly for the bants.

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11. You've been for a drink in Charters because it’s on the water and you can sit outside and that’s cute in summer.

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12. Going to the Willow Festival is basically a rule for a summer in Peterborough.

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13. And you've probably been to an event of some kind at the Showground.

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14. You've gone to Central Park and lamented the fact it’s not actually New York.

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15. And summer doesn't officially start until you've Gone to the Lido to dive into waters transported directly from Antartica.

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16. You've cycled around part of the Green Wheel, but not all of it because that’s too much and nobody’s a professional athlete.

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17. You might've taken a day off from Peterborough and visited the closest beach, so probably Hunstanton or Skegness.

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18. Or you've visited Sacrewell Farm even though you don't remotely like farm animals.

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19. And at some point you probably went to Wicksteed Park because it’s as close as you can get to Alton Towers without actually having to go to Alton Towers.

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