Ely

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Explore one of England’s smallest cities by foot, taking in the stunning cathedral and its rich history. The city is known for the skyline-dominating Ely Cathedral with its origins traced back to AD 673. Discover its historical connection to William the Conqueror and marvel at its stunning architectural design. 

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For a uniquely quirky tour, stop by the Stained Glass Museum, which has a fascinating collection of rescued stained glass windows stretching back 1,300 years. 

Oliver Cromwell’s House is a hidden gem of an attraction and offers a peek into the 17th century. It features recreated period rooms and an abundance of fascinating exhibitions revolving around the Civil War.

Visit Ely Museum and immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant history, with displays of the prehistoric age, how the Fens were formed, Roman artefacts and more. 

With beautiful greenery, Jubilee Gardens is the perfect opportunity for some leisurely sightseeing with its soothing riverside, stunning Ely Cathedral backdrop and outdoor sculptures. If you're after a relaxing afternoon tea near the river, visit Peacocks Tearooms.