If you long for village life, but aren’t quite willing to say farewell to the buzz and convenience of city living, a home in Abbey Park may be for you.
Thorney is a historic and peaceful village, yet Peterborough is less than eight miles away so you get the best of both worlds.
There is a strong sense of community in Thorney, with a selection of independent shops, cafe’s and restaurants. A post office, community centre and charming country pubs round out this bustling village.
For families, there is a good selection of nurseries and primary schools nearby, while Arthur Mellows College for secondary school students is rated outstanding. There are more schools to choose from in Peterborough, which is a short car or bus ride away.
Named one of Britain’s top 5 ‘thriving communities’ by the Sunday Times in October 2019, Peterborough provides all the facilities you would expect from a rapidly growing city, including heritage attractions, eclectic shopping and dining options and diverse nightlife and entertainment. Award-winning green spaces, a thriving market and a varied calendar of festivals and events provide more reasons to visit the city regularly.
Peterborough boasts fast direct rail connections to London, Stansted and the popular University city of Cambridge, making Thorney a great option if you need to travel for work.
Situated on the edge of the unspoilt Cambridgeshire Fen landscape, Thorney has beautiful countryside on its doorstep. Residents can spend an afternoon navigating the local scenery and walkways, including the awe-inspiring Thorney Abbey. Thorney Lakes Golf Club is nearby and boasts stunning surroundings.
Venture a little further to the historic city of Peterborough and explore the lakes, meadows and woodlands of Ferry Meadows, a 500 acre country park and conservation centre in the heart of the city. Peterborough also enjoys a bustling social and cultural scene with a number of bars and clubs, theatres, cinemas, museums and galleries.
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