Where is the Peterborough Arena?

Just off the A1, near Peterborough, at postcode PE2 6XE. If you’re travelling by car, follow the brown signs for Showground or East of England Showground. If looking for us with your SAT NAV, please use PE2 6HE as the postcode.

From the A1, the Alwalton/Chesterton junction is closest to the venue. Look out for signs to Alwalton, Showground and Chesterton.

From the A14, take the A605 to Junction 17 of the A1 (M), turn onto the A1 northbound and take the next exit.

The showground is also signposted from Junction 17 as well.

Once you are on the showground site, just follow our signs.

When does the show open?

The ticket booths open at 9am. Between 9am and 10am you can use the Atrium and buy breakfast in the Peterborough restaurant. We will open the doors to the main hall at 10am.

Where do I park my car?

Just follow the signs. The main car park is to the south of the Arena. There is separate disabled parking on the Plaza, to the north of the Arena – this is signed from the main drive through the Showground.

How do I get to the show by public transport?

See details of our bus service from Peterborough Railway Station.

Which entrance queue should I join?

The main entrance booths are situated between the car park and the Arena, as shown on the map overleaf. You can use cash or a card/contactless to buy your ticket, just join the shortest queue. If you have bought advance tickets you can go straight to the entrance foyer where your ticket will be checked. There is a separate Disabled Entrance – follow the signs on the entrance driveway. Park on the Plaza and you’ll see the sign for the Disabled Entrance to the left of the Atrium – see the plan overleaf.

Are any toilets available before the show opens?

From 9am onwards, you can use the toilets by the entrance booths or those adjacent to the bar area.

Where do I take items to sell on the Member-to-Member (M2M) sales stand?

From 9am to 10am, you can take items for sale to the booking-in desk in the Cambridge Suite – see the Main Hall floor-plan.

Where do I take items for the MOTY (Model of the Year) competition?

From 9am to 10am, you can take your MOTY entry to the booking-in desk by the MOTY display in the Atrium.