There are 2,000 hotel beds available within a 15-miles radius of the Arena. There is a wide range of bed and breakfast accommodation also spread throughout the city, from town center venues to more countryside settings.

If you are attending an event at the East of England Arena and Events Centre you can get 10% discount on your room booking if you book directly with one of our recommended accommodation partners.

Home to some of the biggest events in Europe, the Showground offers 250 acres of green space, has capacity for 100,000 visitors, and parking for 22,000 cars. There is also a Grandstand and outdoor arena, which offers covered seating for 2100 for live action events.


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 East of England Showground 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 (Extra MSA); continue forward onto the A1 and then take the next turn left, signposted East of England Showground. 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 East of England Showground. Follow these signs and leave the A1 at Alwalton, taking you through the village and onto the A605 Oundle Road junction. Turn left at this junction and at the very next roundabout, turn right and you’ve arrived at Peterborough Arena.



Peterborough Arena and Events Centre

Alwalton, Peterborough

PE2 6XE, East of England

Opening times of the show:

Saturday 25 May 2019 : 10.00am – 6.00pm

Sunday 26 May 2019 : 10.00am – 6.00pm

Monday 27 May 2019: 10.00am – 5.00pm

Motorfest 2019