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Ely, Cambridgeshire, Visitor & Tourism Guide



Dominated by its cathedral, Ely lies a short drive north of Cambridge.

It's a compact and beautiful city packed with places to visit. Attractions include Ely Cathedral, The Stained Glass Museum, Oliver Cromwell's House, Ely Museum, Ely Park. A great base from which to explore the Fenlands.


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Oliver Cromwell's House

Located in Ely, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

Home to Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England after the English Civil War. Cromwell lived in Ely from 1636 to 1647. Excellent museum telling the story of the life and times of Cromwell and his family. Visitors guide...

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Russian Cannon

Located in Ely, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

'Russian cannon captured during the Crimean War presented to the people of Ely by Queen Victoria in 1860 to mark the creation of the Ely rifle volunteers'. Cannon outside Ely Cathedral...

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The Old Palace

Located in Ely, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

The Old Palace is next to Ely Cathedral where the Bishops of Ely once lived. Today a Sue Ryder Centre (Sue Ryder Care supports people with a wide range of neurological diseases and life-limiting illnesses, as well as the...

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Ely Guest House, Ely
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 6; Rates: 30 - 60 Per Night

Formally an inn from the 18th 19th century, this family-run, central guest house with Thai restaurant is contemporary in style, and is just 2 minutesa walk from beautiful Ely Cathedral The station and river are 10 minute...

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The Lamb Hotel, Cambridge
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 31; Rates: 39 - 159 Per Night

Sitting in the shadows of Ely Cathedral, Lamb Hotel dates back to the 15th century and retains its atmosphere as a thriving coaching inn The Lamb boasts 31 comfortable en-suite rooms Meals and drinks are served all day i...

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Nyton Hotel, Ely
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 10; Rates: 65 - 100 Per Night

Quiet family hotel, situated in residential road just off the a10 Only 10 minutes walk from the Cathederal and City Centre The railway station is just a 15 minute walk...

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