Oakthorpe benefits from everything the bustling city of Peterborough has to offer. For retail therapy, there’s the Queensgate Shopping Centre, whose myriad of stores includes John Lewis and Marks & Spencer; there is also a huge range of independent retailers dotted around the city’s charming streets.
When you’re in the mood for live entertainment, you’ll be spoilt for choice thanks to the Peterborough Arena and
Key Theatre, and there is a wealth of options when it comes to wining and dining. There are all of your chain favourites like Bella Italia and Chiquito, plus fine dining establishments such as Prévost for special occasions.
Oakthorpe is served by a number of primary schools such as Thorpe, Gladstone, Highlees and West Town Academy, while older children can attend The Peterborough School, The King’s School or Jack Hunt
When you want to get back to nature, head to the Cambridgeshire Fens where you can indulge in wildlife spotting, long walks and leisurely bike rides. If you enjoy keeping fit, you can test your stamina at the
Embankment Athletics Track or make the most of the gym and swim facilities at Vivacity’s neighbouring fitness and swimming centre