Where are We?
Potterydayz is situated in the beautiful village of Kings Cliffe in the corner of East Northamptonshire.
We are surrounded by different towns in different counties. The Georgian town of Stamford is actually in Linclolnshire and only 15 mins from Potterydayz. The small town of Oundle is in Northamptonshire also 15 mins journey as is Corby. The Historical town of Oakham, a little further afield, just 35 minutes journey, is in the smallest county in England- that being Rutland which is also neighbours the county of Leicestershire. Our nearest city is Peterborough in Cambridgeshire.
Kings Cliffe has a thriving community of people who enjoy many of the local conveniences like the Cross Keys Pub, the Social club, the local bakery and cafe as well as a beautiful church in the centre of the village. The church hall hosts regular activities including Yoga with Penny and plays put on by the amateur players. The Active Centre provides foot ball facilities, tennis and netball, a gym, as well as numerous clubs and groups. Situated in rolling countryside Kings Cliffe is a beautiful place for walkers and cyclists with several places to stay including Hall Farm.
The local town to Potterydayz, Stamford, is home to the Burghley House (with Burghley Horse Trials annually) the George Hotel and although a small centre, there are too many pubs and and restaurants to name. Cafes and hair dressers are also plentiful.
Corby, once a major steel works town has seen major city developments in recent times now hosting an attractive centre with facilities including the Cube and an Olympic size swimming pool. With a number of central pubs and cafes the town has a variety of healthy shopping and retail outlets.
Oundle is a historic market town in Northamptonshire famous for its Georgian streetscapes and impressive limestone buildings, with a range of independent shops and eateries, with a vibrant and active community. It is also famous for Oundle School
Larger than Oundle, Oakham is the county town of Rutland in the East Midlands 25 miles east of Leicester, 28 miles south-east of Nottingham and 23 miles west of Peterborough. Oakham is to the west of Rutland Water and in the Vale of Catmose. A pretty, traditional English market town, described as bustling with activity. it is packed with heritage and has its own castle and museum. the central high street has a good variety of independent retailers and several pubs and restaurants.
Peterborough in eastern England is known for the 12th- and 13th-century Peterborough Cathedral, with its beautiful Gothic facade. Amoungst other attractions are Flag Fen Archaeology Park which features a Bronze Age village and causeway remains. Nene Park is home to woodlands, footpaths and Ferry Meadows recreation area. With more than one theatre, ice rink and many other facilities this city of around 200,000 people has major railway links to London and the rest of the country. The Nene Valley Railway and Lido Swimming Pool are other key attractions in the City.