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Address: Cambridgeshire, Ely, England

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A Market Town With Not Much To See

I took the express bus from King`s Lynn to Wisbech. it`s a small market town the market was on very disappointed so i walked to the harbour that was nice to see to me that was the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2015
Ian J
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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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Ely, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A great deal of material has been collected and the museum has a lot of information about the slave trade and being THE major port of the fens a lot of trade came through Wisbech

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Ely, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Decent small town in the Fens. Has a market place with Saturday market. Many shops around the square and down the Sidestreets. Has a small dock and marina.

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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324 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

I took the express bus from King`s Lynn to Wisbech. it`s a small market town the market was on very disappointed so i walked to the harbour that was nice to see to me that was the most exciting thing to see. I walked back into town and got the express bus back to King`s Lynn would i return No.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Now perhaps struggling as the railway (two stations) has long gone, there are some gems which need to be sought out. The parish charch, which was designated the pro-cathedral for the Diocese of Ely had that cathedral been bombed during the Second World War, it is one of, perhaps only three churches in Europe to have a double chancel, and... More 

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1 Thank J P S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Nice church some interesting shops free parking clean streets some good restaurants and a couple of nice pubs. Don't go expecting a holiday day out it is a working town

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Corby, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

The parking was ok we found a free one. The place was awful it was dirty. The public toilets were locked the shops and houses were falling down

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

There are many period buildings along the river which have been used in many films. Peckover House is a must to go and visit. The riverside has been improved and a new marina created.Two Cinemas and small Theatre all well worth a visit.

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Cambridgeshire
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82 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

Deciding on Wisbech as a possible venue for our Saturday morning walk and pub lunch, I called in on my way back from Peterborough and was appalled at the feeling of degradation and soulnessless of the place. A run down old shopping centre, 1960's industrial sheds, miserable people and traffic everywhere made worse by awful pubs and and a muddy... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

I was pleasantly surprised by this town - with lots of pubs to explore Wisbech gives off an aura of faded grandeur. A great place for a party as it has a brewery museum to visit as well!

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

We took friends and visited the Wisbech Rose Fair and Flower Festival and the flowers did not disappoint. They were beautiful in all the churches and the displays were inspiring. BUT we were looking forward to the parade and were extremely disappointed with it - very very average. To say that Wisbech Flower Festival is the biggest and best in... More 

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