Ely, United Kingdom

Ely City

Ely City

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13 tour stops


Brief History of Ely & Oliver Cromwell House

A historic building, Oliver Cromwell House gives insight into 17th-century living.

9 min

St. Mary’s Church

Although eclipsed by Ely Cathedral, St. Mary’s is a fine late Norman church.

2 min

Palace Green

This site offers a good vantage of Ely Cathedral.

2 min

Ely Cathedral & Ely Museum

This massive, 164-meter-long building was built during the 11th and 12th centuries.

4 min

Barton Square

This square is surrounded by buildings occupied by the King’s School.

2 min

The Porta

This late 14th-century gate was once the main entrance to the monastery.

4 min

South End of the Cathedral & Firmary Lane

This point offers a view of more 12th-century monastic buildings.

3 min

Steeple Gate

This site was once the monastery’s graveyard.

2 min

Almonry Restaurant

This restaurant’s outside dining area offers great views of the cathedral.

2 min

Waterside Antiques & the River Great Ouse

This store is a vast antiques and collectibles warehouse set over three floors.

2 min

The Maltings

This 19th-century building was used for malting barley for more than a hundred years.

2 min

Jubilee Gardens

This pleasant space was created to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Elizabeth II.

2 min

Ely Park

This park was the site of a castle, then a windmill, but all that remains is a mound.

2 min


A 60-minute stroll through one of the UK’s smallest cities, which has Ely Cathedral at its centre. Discover the history behind the city’s name, its origins as an island and walk along the banks of the River Ouse.

Itinerary 2.1 km / 1:00

Offline map included

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