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Tourism: Peterborough

Volume 461: debated on Monday 4 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which 10 tourist attractions in the Peterborough city council area attracted the largest number of visitors in each year since 1997. (139243)

VisitBritain holds data on tourist attractions which participate in its surveys. Visitor number figures are available for the following attractions in the vicinity of Peterborough since 2000:

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

Nene Valley Railway

N/A

64,606

52,571

51,813

55,642

57,506

Activity World and Animal World

N/A

50,000

52,874

51,780

74,165

N/A

Peterborough Cathedral

48,700

46,706

48,291

54,153

60,563

59,412E

Railworld

3,405

3,260

3,466

3,130

N/A

N/A

Peterborough Museum/Art Gallery

34,000

32,041

33,183

31,003

31,088

38,784

Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre

14,924

13,929

15,490

17,800

65,780

66,266

Thorney Abbey Church

N/A

600

800

1,000

1,500

N/A

Thorney Heritage Museum

578

948

743

649

672

597