Lottie's Guide to Peterborough: Living in Glinton

Lottie’s Guides to Peterborough: A quick introduction to living in Glinton

What can you expect from living in Glinton?

If you like the feel of a secluded village whilst being close to town then living in Glinton, North of Peterborough, may be the perfect place for you. This small village (population: 3,100) is separated from Peterborough by the A15, Peterborough by-pass, but still just a short drive away from city amenities. Living in Glinton offers peace and quiet with a family feel and a popular village pub. With its own football team, Glinton F.C and a selection of highly rated schools why would you need to go anywhere else?


It’s safe to say that people in Peterborough want to go to Glinton for the great primary and secondary schools. There’s a number of schools to choose from in Glinton, that makes living in Glinton a great place for young families, with a selection of local schools rated Outstanding by Ofsted.


· Peakirk Cum Glinton http://www.pcgprimaryschool.co.uk/
Rectory Lane, Glinton, Peterborough, PE6 7LR. 01733 252361
Ofsted Report: Good
200 pupils
Age: 4-11 years

· Northborough Primary School (1.3 miles away) http://www.northboroughschool.co.uk
Church Street, Peterborough, PE6 9BN. 01733 252204
Ofsted Report: Good
212 Pupils
Age: 4-11 years

· William Law CofE Primary School (1.3 miles away) http://www.williamlawceschool.co.uk
Twelvetree Avenue, Peterborough PE4 5DT. 01733 577600
Ofsted Report: Good
627 pupils
Age: 5-11

· Welbourne primary School (1.8 miles away) http://www.welbourneprimary.co.uk
Goodwin Walk, Peterborough PE4 6NR. 01733 576642
Ofsted Report: Good
204 Pupils
Age: 4-11 years


·  Arthur Mellows Village College http://www.arthurmellows.peterborough.sch.uk
Helpston Road, Glinton, Peterborough, PE6 7JX. 01733 252235
Ofsted Report: Outstanding
1700 pupils
Age 11 – 19

· Ken Stimpson Community School (1.5 miles away) http://www.kscs.org.uk/
Staniland Way Werrington, Peterborough, PE4 6JT. 01733 765950
Ofsted Report: Good
1017 Pupils
Age 11- 18

· The Deepings School (2.5 miles away) http://www.deepingschool.org.uk
Park Road, Peterborough, PE6 8NF. 01778 342159
Ofsted Report: Outstanding
1575 pupils
Age 11-18


There’s no denying we all love a nice village pub. There is one pub in Glinton, which offers a warm welcome from the friendly landlords and locals. It has a packed menu with quality produce, real ales, fine wine and a lovely pub garden. Whether you’re going to the pub for a Sunday roast with the family or a relaxing drink, the Blue Bell is suited for all occasions. Every time you visit your trusted local, you will feel like you’re visiting the family.

· The Bluebell Tavern http://www.thebluebellglinton.co.uk ; Landlord/Landlady Will and Kelly Frankgate; serves food (Michelin recommended), parking, disabled access, pub garden, family friendly.


–   Café’s

· Rose Garden Tea Rooms (3.3 miles away) 102 Church Street, Peterborough, PE6 8AL. 01778 344719

· Cinnamon Coffee Shop (3.7 miles away) 8 Godsey Lane, Peterborough, PE6 8HT. 01778 380410

– Grocery Shops

· Nisa, 15-17 High Street, Glinton, Peterborough, PE6 7LS

· Co-op (1.4 miles away), The Werrington Centre, 5 Loxley Centre, Werrington, PE4 5BW. 01733 575511

· Shop N Drive; Lincoln Road, Peterborough, PE6 7JR.

· Morrison’s; Lincoln Road, Peterborough, PE4 6WS. 01733 577178.

Points of Interest

· St Benedict’s Church 01733 252265

Clubs (Sports and Non-Sporting)


·  Glinton FC (Grassroots upwards) http://www.glintonfc.co.uk/

·  Glinton & Northborough FC (Grassroots upwards)  http://www.glintonandnorthboroughfc.co.uk/

Non-Sporting Activities/Clubs

·   Glinton Friendship Club  https://www.cambridgeshire.net/organisation/glinton-friendship-club/21763.aspx#.WK2iw4XXKUk

Local Councillors

·  Councillor John FW Holdich OBE john.holdich@peterborough.gov.uk

·  Peter Hiller peter.hiller@peterborough.gov.uk

Local knowledge matters when you’re choosing an estate agent

Here at Belvoir we are incredibly proud of our knowledge of the Peterborough property market. It’s one of the things that separates us from other estate agents. Our superior knowledge of the local market ensures we can help buyers find their perfect property while ensuring sellers achieve sales in a timely and efficient fashion.

If you have any questions about property in Peterborough – please do not hesitate to email or call me directly.

Lottie Hostead
Sales Manager
01733 511099

This blog is written by Lottie, Lottie Hostead is Belvoir Peterborough’s Property Sales Manager. Born and raised here she is both a property expert with 10 years experience selling homes in Peterborough and a genuine local.
If you’re thinking of selling your home here then give her a call for a free no-obligation valuation