City folk have fun in the great outdoors
PETERBOROUGH people have been enjoying the great outdoors during a series of fun-filled events.
Around 1,000 people, young and old, flocked to Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre, near Thornaugh, when it swung open its gates for a national farms open day on Sunday.
The event, held in farms across the country, aims to give people the chance to meet their local farmers.
Manager Mike Rooney said: “It was really good and we had around 1,000 visitors just on the one day.
“It’s a national scheme where the public to discover the importance of farming and, for us, it was a chance to give people the opportunity to discover us and what we do.”
Visitors also gathered at the Flower Festival and Open Gardens at St Kyneburgha Church, in Church Hill, Castor, near Peterborough, where the floral displays were on show.
Year 6 youngsters at St Thomas More Primary School, in Park Lane, Eastfield, Peterborough, also enjoyed a fun-filled activity week at their school by building dens and taking part in a host of outdoor events.
BLOOMING: (From left) Janet and Bridget O’Hara admire the displays at the flower festival in St Kyneburgha Church, in Castor. (METP12-06-10BD100)