At the north of Cambridgeshire, the cathedral city of Peterborough lies at the heart of the Cambridgeshire, Rutland, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire borders. Lush green countryside surrounds the city, punctuated with picturesque villages and bustling towns.
The area offers housing at a wide range of prices, to rent or buy. There is something for all tastes and preferences: contemporary city apartments, character terrace housing, family homes and rural living outside of the city. The city is located less than an hour away from London by train, and other cities such as Cambridge, Leicester and Birmingham can easily be reached by rail or road.
Huntingdon and the surrounding towns of St Ives, Ramsey and St Neots are all market towns. Although still essentially a rural community, the area has experienced rapid growth and a rising population over the last 30 years. Town development schemes and nearby science and technology parks (Cambridge) have all served to generate the expansion, which has brought with it improvements in housing, education, employment opportunities and leisure facilities.
Stamford is generally acknowledged as one of the most historic and beautiful stone-built towns in
England. The town’s intricate street patterns retain their medieval design with narrow passageways and cobbled streets housing a wealth of architecturally important buildings and interesting shops.
The North West Anglia region is also a great place to learn. The area is bustling with fantastic primary and secondary academies and schools, providing quality education to children between the ages of 4 and 16. The area also has an abundance of highly regarded Sixth Forms and Colleges. North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust is also well placed for some high regarded independent schools such as: Oakham, Uppingham, Oundle, Stamford Endowed and The Peterborough School.