One Big Day - Peterborough

5 September 2020

East of England Arena, Peterborough
East of England Arena, Peterborough

Event description 

One Big Day at East of England Arena provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring with Motability. There is a huge range of cars, adaptations, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles, scooters and powered wheelchairs on display and what's more, admission is free!

Event hosted by

One Big Day Peterborough is an official Motability Scheme hosted event.

Opening days and times

  • Saturday 5 September - 9am till 4pm 

Event Location

East of England Arena
East of England Showground

Getting to Peterborough Arena

By Car:

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 East of England 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 East of England Arena.

By train:

Peterborough is located on the East Coast Main line running from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh. A number of fast trains run on this network, making London accessible in 45 minutes on specific trains.

The station has its own taxi rank, which means reaching East of England Arena is approximately 15 minutes away once the train has arrived in the station.

By bus:

Peterborough City Centre has a number of taxi ranks, as well as a coach park and bus station located within the Queensgate Centre. The Stagecoach bus service runs an hourly service during the week and two-hourly Sunday service, stopping just outside East of England Arena. The bus numbers to look for are x4 and 24 leaving Bay 15 at Queensgate, Peterborough.

The bus stop is located on the main road fronting the venue (Oundle Road). A five to 10-minute walk will bring you to our main entrance gate.

Free parking

We want to make sure that every visitor to our events has a fantastic time and we know that accessible parking is one of the most important things. That's why we do as much as we can to make sure you can park as easily as possible and get to the event entrance without any fuss.

Golf buggy car park service

We provide a golf buggy service all day to help you get from the car park to the main entrance. If you would like to take advantage of this service just look out for the pick up points dotted around or speak to one of our friendly welcome hosts in the car park.

Car park welcome hosts

Our welcome hosts are there to help you as you arrive in the car park. From assisting you to the entrance with an umbrella to hailing a golf buggy for you, they are there to help. You can't miss them, they will be in bright yellow coats. If you need any help, just ask!