Ely attractions

Ely attractions

ElyEly lies in the county of Cambridgeshire, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. The flat distinctive landscape of the Cambridgeshire fens is only interrupted by an occasional church spire or a solitary windmill, while the rich peat soil yealds a harvest of cereals, root crops, fruit and bulbs.

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Attractions The Stained Glass Museum, Ely Cathedral, The College, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4DL. Tel: 01353-660347. Children can design patterns. The Museum's exhibits include an early 19th century stained-glass copy of a work by Raphael. www.stainedglassmuseum.com. Location: In the centre of Ely.

Ely Stained Glass Museum

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Attractions Ely Cathedral, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4DL. Tel: 01353-667735. There is a toilet suitable for disabled visitors in the Processional Way. The Cathedral Shop offers a wide range of guides, souvenirs, gifts, classical CD's and Cassettes, religious and local books.the Refectory Café provides a welcome stop for refreshments. Visitors are asked to pay an entrance fee. www.cathedral.ely.anglican.org. Location: In the centre of Ely.

Ely Cathedral

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Attractions Welney Visitor Centre, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Hundred Foot Bank, Welney, Wisbech, PE14 9TN. Tel: 01353 860711. The reserve, visitor centre, tearoom and shop are open every day except Christmas Day. Parking is free of charge and for visitors with disabilities there is wheelchair access to the centre. Note: dogs are not allowed in WWT Centres, except for Guide Dogs. Charges apply. www.wwt.org.uk. About 12 miles north of Ely.

Welney Visitor Centre, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Attractions Anglesey Abbey, Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB5 9EJ. Tel: 01223 810080. Jacobean-style country house with rare works of art. National Trust. Charges apply. About 11 miles south of Ely.

Anglesey Abbey

Attractions Ely Museum (01353 666655) is a bright and friendly local history museum, located in the Bishop's Gaol in the centre of the city. Location: In the centre of Ely.

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Attractions Ely has a pleasant and busy waterfront (Photo right) with the city centre a short walk away. Location: In the centre of Ely.

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Oliver Cromwell's House

Attractions Oliver Cromwell's House (Photo right and below) is also the Ely Tourist Information Centre. Wall plaque (left) reads:- "The home of Oliver Cromwell and his family. Cromwell rose to power during the English civil wars, to become 'Lord Protector of the Commonwealth' during England's brief period as a republic in the mid 17th Century. The Cromwell family lived in Ely for some 10 years from 1636 to 1646". Location: In the centre of Ely.

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