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Ely Cathedral

The College | The College, Ely CB7 4DL, England
+44 1353 667735
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It's always lovely to see inside this beautiful Cathedral, they do charge to walk around, but I... read more

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Decided to have a day out of town (London ) so found Ely was only hour and 7mins from Kings... read more

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The College | The College, Ely CB7 4DL, England
+44 1353 667735
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Reviewed today via mobile

It's always lovely to see inside this beautiful Cathedral, they do charge to walk around, but I popped into the cafe for a quick lunch. Nice cheery staff, food ok!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Decided to have a day out of town (London ) so found Ely was only hour and 7mins from Kings cross..on arriving went straight to the river were there is couple of nice places to eat and drink...walked into the town toward cathedral. Come across...More

Thank Tripmagnet
Reviewed 2 days ago

Anyone who thinks this is the best has never been to either Durham, York or Canterbury, Ely is not a patch on these three, the inside is mainly drab and uninteresting with only a few exceptions, sorry Ely but not impressed.

Thank peter r
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic day in Ely . The cathedral is absolutely stunning . The guides are all very knowledgeable. Views from the west tower are breathtaking . Would definitely recommend . Have visited many cathedrals around the country but I have to say is exceptional .

Thank Wflg55
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit & the entrance fee - we used the online guide on the cathedral website rather than going on the ground tour and found it really useful for highlighting sites of interest. Would highly recommend the west tower tour if you can...More

Thank Bonymerlin111
Reviewed 4 days ago

I recommend the ground floor guided tour of this magnificent building, along with a tour of the Medieval Octagon tower, Our guides were very knowledgeable and entertaining, giving us an insight to the building and rebuilding of different parts of the Cathedral. Spectacular views from...More

Thank Nb465
Reviewed 5 days ago

Have passed by many times but visited on this occasion to attend a wedding of a family friend. The place is spectacular and is well worth a visit

Thank ivor123
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is no doubt that Ely Cathedral is spectacular. The area surrounding the Cathedral is also full of old and interesting buildings. However, I was particularly annoyed by the price. The sign read "a small charge will apply", but they then try and charge £8...More

Thank Joester
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ely cathedral is absolutely worth a visit. Amazing architecture and detail. We went up the west tower which was worth the climb for the views both of Ely and the cathedral itself

Thank Jo5388
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ely Cathedral is a beautiful and stunning building. The octagon in particular is worth viewing. Every one is helpful and welcoming. There is a cafe which serves good coffee and cakes, as well as light lunches.

Thank KingDad007
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30 September 2016|
Response from TravelswithMum | Reviewed this property |
A basic tour on the ground is included with the admission charge. There is an additional charge for each of the towers. There is an overall charge for a package of ground tour, one tower, the stained glass museum, and a cup... More
29 August 2015|
Response from TravelswithMum | Reviewed this property |
Not too far, about ten or fifteen minutes, along the river, then through the gardens and park, and along The Gallery to the West door.