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Walking tour of Cambridge University
"On this enthralling 90-minute walking tour you will see where the structure of D.N.A was discovered visit famous chapels and libraries listen to anecdotes see where famous alumni studied from Prince Charles Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking all while taking in views of famous architecture with over 800 years of history.This public tour which will be conducted in English and starts at 1pm at King's College entrance on King's Parade.The tour will cover sights such as Trinity H Trinity College
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45-Minute Shared Punting Tour in Cambridge
"Over a 45 minute period you will see 8 of the most famous Cambridge colleges from Darwin to Magdelene and 9 bridges from the Mathematical Bridge to the Bridge of Sighs.Your knowledgeable local guides are professional educated and promise to be a lot of fun while giving a detailed explanation of historical facts and exciting stories. While being punted along the river Cam you will have time to ask questions and take photos of the most famous architecture in Cambridge. then enjoy the tour!"""On this 45-minute shared punting tour in Cambridge you will see 8 of the most famous Cambridge colleges from Darwin to Magdelene and 9 bridges from the Mathematical Bridge to the Bridge of Sighs.title=Highlights&1=45-minute+punting+tour+in+Cambridge&2=Glide+down+the+River+Cam+on+a+traditional+punt&3=Cruise+past+landmarks+like+King%E2%80%99s+College%2C+the+Bridge+of+Sighs+and+the+Mathematical+Bridge&4=Have+a+go+at+pushing+and+steering+the+punt%21&""
From GBP12.00
 
Punting Tour in Cambridge
"Relax on a punt and hear about the foundations of the University and the city of Cambridge as you glide along on a traditional punt with an accredited guide. See and learn about the famed King's College Chapel the Bridge of Sighs the Mathematical Bridge and many other spectacular sights. This is a shared punting experience that is 45 minutes long with your own chauffeur and guide per a punt. Tickets must be used on a walk up basis with regular tours leaving from Mill Lane"""Enjoy a 45 minute shared punting tour of Cambridge this is a must do when visiting the city. See the sublime architecture and pristine gardens of one of the most beautiful stretches of river in the United Kingdom."title=Highlights&1=Ideal+choice+for+families&2=Romantic+experience%2C+perfect+for+couples&3=Great+overview+and+orientation+of+the+city&4=Once-in-a-Lifetime+Experience&5=Perfect+introduction+for+first-time+visitors&6=Travel+by+boat+and+see+the+sights+from+
From GBP16.00

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The Minster Tavern

The Minster is a free house pub which does a large range of pub food classics like pies, sausage and mash, fish or gammon and chips, plus all day breakfast and fried snacks. It feels pretty...
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Minster Tavern, Ely.

Not so much a restaurant as a pub that sells good food at reasonable prices. All the usual favourites are here - fish and chips, ploughman's, pies, scampi and so on, and not overpriced given the...
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planxty
Feb 27, 2015

Tea for Two

We had been walking around Ely after a visit to the Cathedral, and although I would have preferred lunch, we called into "Tea for Two" for a warm drink.There is indoor seating upstairs and they also...
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Jan 05, 2015

The Prince Albert

I noticed this pub on the way from Barton Road car park. It looks a pleasant enough place, but it's useful to know that they are happy for you to eat your own packed lunch (sandwiches etc) in the...
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leics
Jul 02, 2006

Tea for Two

In Ely's market place, tables outside when it's warm and seats inside when it's not. Basic English food; tea, bacon rolls, toast etc. Cheap and cheerful.If it doesn't appeal, there's a Starbucks...
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Jun 25, 2006

China Inn

Now here's an interesting concept: "eat as much as you like"Sounds like a buffet, right? Actually, you pay 10 pounds to order as much food as you can eat from the special "price deal menu" (11 pounds...
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Jun 06, 2006
 
 
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Tea For Two

If you have had a full English Breakfast and know the value of a good full English Breakfast, you will not find that at Tea for Two. It is a quirky coffeeshop right in the heart of Ely. It is a...
haziel75
Jun 23, 2004

The Almonry

Home-cooked food, locally-sourced where possible. Tables outside in the garden if it's nice, otherwise eat in the 12th century undercroft .Good range of snacks, lunches etc. Very more-ish scones!
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Jun 25, 2006

Top Hotels in Ely

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A10 A142 Roundabout, Witchford Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 3NN, United Kingdom
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2 Lynn Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4EJ, United Kingdom
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Bury Lane, Sutton Gault, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2BD, United Kingdom
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8 Annesdale, Ely, CB7 4BN, United Kingdom
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Grunty Fen Rd., Witchford, Ely, United Kingdom
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The Old School, School Lane, Coveney, Ely, CB6 2DB, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Ely

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Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral was built in 1083, but Christians have apparently worshipped at the site since 673. As usual, I won't go into loads of detail about the history, but I would like to highlight some of the...
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Oliver Cromwell's House

This attraction was unexpectedly excellent. I was just awaiting some displays of local history and a couple of facts about the time when Cromwell used to live in that house. However, it turned out to...
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Jubilee Gardens

One thing people frequently recommend you (beside visiting the Cathedral) is a walk along the river and a pint at one of the pubs and restaurant. Of course, this is a fair weather activity, although...
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Ely Museum

Like most mid-sized towns, also Ely has a local history museum. Similar to others of its kind, it starts from what the era looked like in prehistoric times to the post-war years. Although it has an...
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Ely Porta - Walpole's Gate - Monastic Buildings

This gate ('porta' being Latin for 'gateway') was once the main entrance to Ely monastery. Started in 1396, and completed in 1417, it has some rather beautiful rib-vaulting inside, although most of...
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Ely Stained Glass Museum

Those of you who have read some of my other reviews of things to do may have noted I am very keen on good stained glass. I was very pleased, therefore, to find the stained glass museum nestled on an...
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"The 'great ship of the Fens..................'"
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"I Really Really Enjoyed Ely"
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"The Isle of Eels."
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"The Eel has lost its T-Shirt..."
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"Ely"
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