Peterborough Arena
East of England Showground
Peterborough
PE2 6XE
Peterborough Arena has parking for 22 coaches and 2,000 cars on hard standing, plus additional space for 20,000 on turf.

All parking sits within the secure perimeters of the Peterborough Arena grounds which are surrounded by an 8ft high palisade steel perimeter fence, providing optimum protection for visitors and exhibitors alike.

All parking is within flat, walking distance of the venue, making access as easy as possible for visitors. There are numerous designated disabled parking bays at key locations points within the parking areas. Entrance for cars is either via Loch Lomond Way – Orton Northgate, and Dunblane Drive – Orton Southgate only. Car parking is free and qualified Marshals will be present to organise parking. Pedestrians are advised to use the Entrance via Loch Lomond Way, Gate Five.

Peterborough Arena map
Peterborough Arena map

By Car

Arriving by car, you will be guided to one of our hard standing or grassed free parking areas. There are 22,000 spaces so plenty of room for everyone. We also have plenty of disabled parking bays. Travelling from Peterborough City Centre – take the Nene Parkway/A1260, follow directions to Oundle Road/A605 and turn right onto this road which will lead you directly to the venue. The brown highway signs indicating Peterborough Arena will help to guide you. The journey is approximately 16 minutes from the centre of Peterborough.

Travelling from the A1(M) south – continue along the A1(M), passing the Peterborough Services Area (Extra MSA); continue forward onto the A1 and then take the next turn left, signposted Peterborough Arena. At the junction with the A605, turn left and travel half a mile. At the roundabout, turn right, and you have arrived at Peterborough Arena.

Travelling from the A1(M) north – ignore the very first signpost for Peterborough and continue travelling along the A1 picking up the brown highways signposts indicating Peterborough Arena. Follow these signs and leave the A1 at the Alwalton, taking you through the village and oto the A605 Oundle Road junction. Turn left at this junction and at the very next roundabout, turn right here and you’ve arrived at Peterborough Arena.

Dropping Off Visitors

Vehicles dropping off passengers should do so at the Oundle Road entrance, adjacent to The Harvester and use the pedestrian entrance at gate 5A.

Vehicles bringing disabled persons may bring them right up to gate 15 accessed from Orton Southgate. There is a reserved disabled parking area.

Vehicles will not be allowed to approach the gates for pick-up until after pedestrian traffic has exited – at approximately 8:15 p.m.

By Public Transport

Peterborough City Centre has a number of taxi ranks, as well as a coach park and bus station located within the Queensgate Centre. The Stagecoach bus service runs an hourly service during the week and two-hourly Sunday service, stopping just outside Peterborough Arena. The bus numbers to look for are x4 and 24 leaving Bay 15 at Peterborough Queensgate.

The bus stop is located on the main road fronting the venue (Oundle Road). A five to 10-minute walk will bring you to our main entrance gate.

By Rail

Peterborough is located on the main East Coast rail line running from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh. A number of fast trains run on this network, making London accessible in 45 mins on specific trains. The station has its own taxi rank which means reaching Peterborough Arena is approximately 15 minutes away once the train has arrived in the station.

By Air

Peterborough Arena’s location makes it central for London Stansted, London Luton, East Midlands and Birmingham airports – all four are approximately 60-90 minutes away by car.

Peterborough Arena