Located east of Peterborough in Cambridgeshire, Eye is the largest village in the Peterborough area with over 5000 residents. It was once an island in the fens and the centre of the village is just a few metres above sea level. To the north is the Lincolnshire county border and the town of Crowland with its historic Abbey.
The village hosts a Church of England primary school, doctor’s surgery, a public house, two general stores and a pharmacy. A number of other successful businesses operate across the village. There is a well-used village hall and community centre, a library and a number of vibrant and successful community groups.
The parish consists of two areas, Eye and Eye Green which include two nature reserves that were previously used for clay extraction for brick manufacture, one of them Star Pit is a site of specific scientific interest due to its unique habitat that supports rare invertebrates.
The parish office is currently open Wednesday mornings. There is also a 24-hour answerphone, calls will be returned as soon as possible. Personal visits to the office are welcome but please continue to wear a mask or face covering unless you have a medical reason not to, respect social distancing and follow government guidelines on protective measures.
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Website last updated:
12 September 2021